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Scoville Peace Fellowship Home Page: “[The Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship: Providing Opportunities for Tomorrow
Paul Revsine from the Herbert Scoville, Jr. Peace Fellowship sent an email today looking for students to apply for the Fellowship.

The program that provides college graduates the opportunity to work in Washington, DC, with a public-interest organization focusing on arms control and international security issues. The fellowship is offered twice yearly, in the spring and fall. It lasts from six to nine months and provides a stipend, health insurance, and travel costs to Washington. The Scoville Fellowship does not award grant or scholarship money to students.

Scoville Fellows may undertake a variety of activities, including research, writing, and advocacy in support of the goals of their host organization and may attend coalition meetings, policy briefings, and Congressional hearings. They have written fact sheets, letters to the editor, op-eds, magazine articles, briefing books and reports, organized talks and conferences, and been interviewed as experts by the media. Many former Scoville Fellows work for NGOs or the Federal Government, or attend graduate school in political science or international relations, following their fellowships.

If you are interested, check out the Scoville website at http://www.scoville.org. There is no application form; the application requirements are listed on the website, as are links to the websites of the participating organizations and information on the work of former Scoville Fellows. Applications may be submitted via email. A flyer about the program can be printed from http://www.clw.org/scoville/flyer.html The next application deadline is October 10 for the Spring 2007 Fellowship.

Both U.S. citizens and foreign nationals residing in the United States are eligible to apply.

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