As international travel and summer internships are especially limited during the current pandemic, the Keck Center is offering the following fellowships for summer research. Under the supervision of a CMC professor, student fellows will conduct research falling under one of the categories below. Please identify which fellowship you are applying for. You may apply for more than one fellowship but you must submit a separate abstract for each one. Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $2,000 stipend disbursed in two payments. Students should complete their podcast series or submit a thirty page paper to the Keck Center based on their research by September 1, 2020.
THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY
Research in economic development, social policy, international trade and investment, to include global cooperation.
THE PETER ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Research in globalization affecting small to medium-sized businesses.
THE RONALD LEHMAN FELLOWSHIP IN DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT
Research on the role of diplomacy in resolving international conflict.
THE KECK CENTER HOT TOPICS PODCAST
Instead of a research paper, students create a series of six podcasts on timely issues in world politics.
Please provide a short (up to 400 word) research proposal and attach to this application.
Application Package should have: (1) this form; (2) an unofficial transcript; (3) brief abstract with the description of project; and (4) Suggested faculty advisor’s name on form.
Applications are being accepted currently. Note that review of applications will begin no later than
Tuesday, May 5.
--Submission of final paper is due Friday, Sep 1, 2020
--Preference will go to students who are receiving limited or no support from SIE, SRO and CMC institutes for summer 2020.
--Final papers will be posted on the Keck Center’s website.
For a Summer 2020 Fellowship application, click HERE.
Keck Fall 2019 Fellowships
The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies provides the following fellowships for CMC students during each academic year. These fellowships, which carry a stipend of $1,000 each, support and expand the ongoing research of CMC students. Each proposed project should reflect a current research interest of the student and result in a research paper approximately 25-30 pages in length. A student may apply for more than one fellowship but will be awarded only one.
Applicants must submit a concept paper of 2-3 pages that identifies the issue to be studied, explain its importance, and describe a tentative research approach. Applicants should also submit their transcripts and find a CMC faculty who will be the supervisor.
Application materials must be delivered to the Keck Center, KRV 342 by the deadline of 4:00 PM ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019. EXTENDED DUE DATE: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2019 at 12 NOON.
This fellowship is made possible by the support of the late Arthur R. Adams, former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of a CMC faculty member in international strategic studies. The award is $1,000 (one for each fellowship).
This fellowship is made possible by the support of the late Arthur R. Adams, former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of a CMC faculty member and address key issues in economic development, social policy, international trade and investment. Priority will be given to proposals that demonstrate familiarity with the policy aspects of these issues and use original data and research methodology.
This fellowship is offered in honor of Jack Stark, President Emeritus and former board member of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research under the supervision of a CMC faculty member. This program is designed to encourage and support those students who pursue studies or conduct research in U.S. security policies.
This fellowship is established to honor the service of Dr. Edward Haley, an emeritus professor and former director of the Keck Center. The recipient is required to conduct research focusing on an important contemporary international issue under the supervision of a CMC faculty member.
This fellowship is established to honor Peter Adams ‘61, a generous board member of the Keck Center for over two decades and a trail-blazing international entrepreneur. The recipient is expected to conduct research on globalization, in particular how it affects small to medium-sized businesses. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of a CMC faculty member.
* Not awarded
This fellowship is established to honor Amb. Ronald Lehman II ’68, who served as the chairman of the board of the Keck Center for more than a decade. The successful applicant is expected to conduct research on the role of diplomacy in resolving international conflict under the supervision of a CMC faculty member.