Fifteen Fabulous Foreign Fellowships

Get work experience in a distant land while keeping your day job

professional experience. Must be U.S. citizen or working full time in the U.S. at an American-based news organization.
Stipend: $2,000 per month in Washington, D.C., and $2,500 for t
ravel plus round-trip airfare to one international destination.
Location: Open
Duration: Five weeks in foreign country, 10 weeks in Washington, D.C.
Deadline: April 10 for fall program; October 1 for spring program

Knight International Press Fellowships
(International Center for Journalists)
Attn: Susan Talalay
1616 H St. NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, D.C. 20006
Offers about 20 American journalists the opportunity to assume teaching, training, consulting and assistance roles in overseas media centers.
Eligibility: Any U.S. resident working in the following areas: reporting, writing, editing, publication design, pre-press production, computer technologies, circulation, advertising, marketing and promotion, business management and pressroom operations.
Stipend: Covers transportation and living expenses in the foreign country
Location: Any country outside the U.S. except Western Europe and Japan
Duration: Two to nine months
Deadline: January 15 and July 15

International Fellowship for Beginning
Investigators (American Cancer Society)
International Union Against Cancer
3, rue Conseil-General
1205 Geneva, Switzerland
(4122) 809 18 40
Funded by the American Cancer Society in order to increase bi-directional flow of knowledge, expertise and innovation
to and from the U.S. in the areas of epidemiology,
prevention, causation, detection, diagnosis, treatment and psycho-oncology.
Eligibility: Candidates should hold assistant professorships or similar positions at their home institutes and have a minimum of two to a maximum of 10 years of experience after obtaining their M.D. or Ph.D. degrees or equivalents.
Stipend: Average of $35,000 plus travel expenses
Location: Developing, Central and Eastern European countries
Duration: One year
Deadline: November 1

Trauma Surgery Fellowship
Attn: D. Brenneman, M.D., F.R.C.S. Canada, F.A.C.S. U.S.
Sunnybrook Health Science Center
University of Toronto Clinic
2075 Bayview Ave., Room H-170
Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
This fellowship offers hands-on experience in the University of Toronto’s trauma center, the largest adult trauma unit in Canada.
Eligibility: Completion of accredited general surgery residence program.
Stipend: $50,000 +
Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: One to two years
Deadline: Rolling

Atlantic Fellowships in Public Policy
Attn: Robin Osborn, Director
Atlantic Fellowships in Public Policy
The CommonWealth Fund
One East 75th St.
New York, NY 10021
Established by the British Foreign and CommonWealth Office in 1994 to bolster Anglo-American relations and foster an exchange of ideas between public policy professionals in the U.S. and U.K.
Eligibility: Mid-career professionals active in any part of the public, business or philanthropic sectors. Must be U.S. citizens with at least five years of professional experience.
Stipend: £500 ($300)/month (£600 ($360)/month in London) for those on paid leave; £1,300 ($790)/month (£1,700 ($1,030) in London) for those without a paid leave. Additional expenses covered by the program include: travel to, from and within the U.K.; institutional fees (i.e., office rental and equipment); monthly family stipend and allowance for household goods and relocation; shipping allowance.
Location: United Kingdom
Duration: Three to 10 months
Deadline: Mid-November. Applicants must call Fund prior to applying.

Ian Axford New Zealand Fellowships in Public Policy
Attn: Robin Osborn, Director
Atlantic Fellowships in Public Policy
The CommonWealth Fund
One East 75th St.
New York, NY 10021
Established in 1995 by the New Zealand government in partnership with the private sector to increase the understanding of public policy within New Zealand and the U.S. through firsthand experience working in public policy in New

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