Applications open for Council on Foreign Relations Fellowships


Deadline: October 31, 2020

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 fellowship applications are now open.

The Council on Foreign Relations Fellowship Program offers unique opportunities for mid- and senior-career professionals focusing on international relations. Selected fellows have the opportunity to broaden their perspective of foreign affairs either by pursuing research or working in a policy-oriented setting.

Go to the main CFR Fellowships page.

The Fellowships include:

International Affairs Fellowship (IAF)
$105,000 fellowship award

IAF in Canada, sponsored by Power Corporation of Canada
$95,000 fellowship award

IAF in India, with a grant contributed by Bharti
$90,000 fellowship award

IAF in Japan, sponsored by Hitachi, Ltd.
Competitive stipend in Yen

IAF in International Economics, sponsored by Kimberly Querrey
$150,000-$180,000 fellowship award

IAF for Tenured International Relations Scholars
Fellowship award matches 50 percent of base salary for the academic year (up to a maximum of $80,000)

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by October 31, 2020. For more information, please contact or (for tenured IR fellowship).


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