Attention Graduating Seniors
& Recent CMC Grads!

The Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies is now accepting applications for a new graduate scholarship in IR studies
Program details:


The Keck Center is offering to CMC seniors and graduates with an IR major (with a full, dual or double major in IR) the opportunity to apply for a fellowship to partially support graduate school tuition to study international affairs in the next academic year. The fellowship is intended to partially support a student with limited funding for a Masters or Ph.D. program in international politics, broadly understood. The fellowship will normally be paid directly to the institution where the CMC graduate is matriculating and must be used during the AY 2022-2023 in an accredited and Keck-approved program. CMC seniors/graduates may apply to programs in U.S. or foreign universities. Students who have graduated from CMC since 2020 are eligible to apply. Applicants awaiting decisions from graduate programs, but have not yet been admitted, can still apply. The award amount will be finalized in June, once students have provided an up-to-date report on financial aid and fellowship support from all sources.


To apply, submit the following:
 Cover letter identifying the graduate program(s) to which you are applying and your reason for pursuing graduate study

  •  Resumé

  •  Transcript

  •  Two letters of recommendation

Application deadline: Rolling basis, no later than February 1, 2023
Questions? Please Email the KeckCenter@cmc.edu to learn more about this opportunity.

Click here for the announcement.

Internships & Fellowships

Call for Applications
Women In Security/Non-Binary Persons in Security Program
Fall 2022 - Spring 2023
Professor Jenny Taw

The Keck Center is now accepting applications for the Women In Security/Non-Binary Persons in Security Program.

 

Program will provide Fellows with:

  • the opportunities to explore security as a career,

  • the support to conduct independent and group research on the relationship between women and/or non-binary persons and security,

  • creating the first annual report on the status of women/non-binary persons and security by Spring 2023.

To apply, submit the following:

  • resumé

  • transcript

  • a brief paragraph on your education and career aspirations

Plus one of the following:

  • a paragraph about a woman/non-binary person you admire who has worked in security; what were her/their contributions? How were these affected, if at all, by her/their gender?

  • a paragraph about the relationship of gender to security

  • a paragraph about the relationship of national security and individual security

  • a paragraph about the aspect of women/non-binary persons and security that you believe most needs further research and why

Application deadline: No later than 5pm on Friday, September 16 

Submit all the items listed above to Professor Jenny Taw: jtaw@cmc.edu

Questions?  Please Email the KeckCenter@cmc.edu to learn more about this opportunity.

Click here for the announcement.

Summer 2022 Fellowships - For returning students only

The Keck Center is offering the following fellowships for summer research. Summer fellows will conduct research falling under one of the categories below. Please identify which fellowship you are applying to by highlighting the fellowship below. You may apply to more than one fellowship (3 max). Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $3,000 stipend disbursed in two payments. Students should submit a thirty-page paper to the Keck Center based on their research by August 25, 2022 and will have to meet regular deadlines and check-ins over the course of the summer to remain in good standing. Final papers will be posted on the Keck Center website. The fellowships are:

 

  • THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Research in international strategic studies

  • The ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Research in economic development, international trade and investment, or global economic cooperation.

  • THE HAROLD W. ROOD FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Research in global security and international affairs.

  • THE KECK CENTER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF RACE IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Research in race in international relations theory or practice.

  • THE KECK CENTER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP FOR THE STUDY OF RUSSIAN POLITICS

Research in contemporary political issues related to Russian domestic or foreign policy.

  • THE KECK CENTER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS

Research in comparative politics.

  • THE JACK STARK FELLOWSHIP IN SECURITY STUDIES

Research in aspects of U.S. security policies.

  • THE EDWARD HALEY FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Research in important contemporary international issues.

  • 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.

Application package should contain the following IN ONE PDF DOCUMENT: (1) the attached form; (2) brief proposal with the description of project; (3) resume and (4) an unofficial transcript. Send applications to KeckCenter@cmc.edu . Note that review of applications will begin no later than April 6.

For a Summer 2022 Fellowship application, click HERE.

Keck Center Research Fellowship for the Study of Race in International Relations 2022

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Thanks to generous gifts by donors to the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies, the Center is announcing the following fellowship opportunities for Claremont McKenna students:

 

Keck Center Research Fellowship for the Study of

Race in International Relations ($2,000)

 

This fellowship recognizes and supports an IR or Government major who is conducting a significant research project related to the impact of race on the practice or study of international relations. This research must be conducted under CMC faculty supervision.

 

For full consideration, please Email your application by February 16, 2022 to KeckCenter@cmc.edu.

Click here for the announcement.

 

The application must be attached as a single file containing a resume, CMC transcript, the name of a faculty reference, and a brief abstract (250 words) describing the research project. This fellowship, paid in two installments, is intended to support a major research project of about 25 pages in length. Papers are due NLT May 25 2022.

Fellowship Opportunity 2021

Thanks to generous gifts by donors to the Keck Center for International and Strategic Studies. 

For full consideration, please Email your application by October 15, 2021 to KeckCenter@cmc.edu.

The application must be attached as a single file containing a resume, CMC transcript, the name of a faculty reference, and a brief abstract (250 words) describing the research project. These fellowships of $2,500 in total will be paid in two installments. These are intended to support major research projects about 30 pages in length. Recipients must agree to present their research projects in mid-April 2022.

Harold W. Rood Fellowship in International Security

In honor of the late Dr. Harold W. Rood, a beloved former professor of international relations at Claremont McKenna College, this fellowship provides support for student research in international security. Students must conduct a major research project related to global security and international affairs under faculty supervision.

 

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Hiyab Abraha
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Peter Adams Fellowship in International Entrepreneurship and Globalization

In honor of Peter Adams ‘61, a dedicated Life Member of the Keck Center’s Board of Governors and a trail-blazing international entrepreneur, this fellowship supports student research and coursework on the politics of globalization, international business and/or technological change.  Students must conduct a major research project under faculty supervision. 

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Arthur R. Adams Fellowship in International Political Economy

This fellowship honors Arthur R. Adams, a dedicated founding 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, post-Communist transition, social policy, or economic integration. Priority goes to proposals that demonstrate familiarity with the political and policy aspects of these issues.

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Yanxi (Scarlet) Liu

Summer 2021 Fellowships - For returning students only

As international travel and summer internships remain limited this summer, 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 to by highlighting the fellowship below. You may apply to more than one fellowship (3 max). Students selected for this fellowship will receive a $2,500 stipend disbursed in two payments. Students should submit a thirty-page paper to the Keck Center based on their research by September 1, 2021. Final papers will be posted on the Keck Center website. The fellowships are:

  • THE ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STRATEGIC STUDIES

Research in international strategic studies

  • The ARTHUR R. ADAMS FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

Research in economic development, international trade and investment, or global economic cooperation.

  • THE HAROLD W. ROOD FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Research in global security and international affairs.

  • THE HAROLD W. ROOD FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL SECURITY

Research in global security and international affairs.

  • THE KECK CENTER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS

Research in comparative politics.

  • THE JACK STARK FELLOWSHIP IN SECURITY STUDIES

Research in aspects of U.S. security policies.

  • THE EDWARD HALEY FELLOWSHIP IN INTERNATIONAL STUDIES

Research in important contemporary international issues.

  • 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.

2020-21 Fellowship Papers

Harold W. Rood Fellowship in International Security

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Peter Adams Fellowship in International Entrepreneurship and Globalization

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Keck Center Research Fellowship for the Study of Race in International Relations

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Keck Center Research Fellowship for the Study of Russian Politics

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For more information on fellowship opportunities, please contact CMC's Director of Fellowships Advising at the Center for Global Education.

Brian Davidson

Director of Fellowships Advising
Heggblade Center 206

(909) 607-4477

brian.davidson@cmc.edu