Jul 19

Job: Paid Fellowship Opportunity – The Carter Center (Atlanta, GA, USA)

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Position: Paid Fellowship
Posted by:
The Carter Center
Location: Atlanta, GA, USA
Contract: Full-Time; Must be a Japanese National

Here’s a paid fellowship passed along to us by a JET alumna who wishes to remain anonymous. Please note that this is for a Japanese national. The alumna’s hoping the greater JET alumni community might know quality Japanese nationals to apply for this fellowship:

YKK Corporation’s educational foundation, The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation, is currently seeking a Japanese national to participate in a 9-12 month paid fellowship at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia.  

Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn Carter, The Carter Center is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization committed to improving human rights, alleviating human suffering, preventing and resolving conflicts, enhancing freedom and democracy, and improving health. 

Candidates must meet the following requirements: 

  • Possess Japanese citizenship 
  • Have a background in African Studies, Humanities, Law, Political Science, Economics, Management, Sociology, International Relations, Peace Studies, Pathology, or Public Health or a related field 
  • Possess at least a bachelor’s degree (or have completed their degree by the start of the fellowship program). Candidates may be currently enrolled in graduate school. College graduates are only eligible if they have completed their studies within the last two years. 
  • Have strong English language skills (TOEFL iBT100 or IELTS7.0 or higher is desirable) 

The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation will provide the fellowship recipient with round trip airfare from Japan to Atlanta and a monthly stipend for living expenses. 

The deadline to apply is August 27, 2021.  

Application Process: Details in Japanese can be found by visiting the Yoshida Scholarship Foundation website at http://www.ysf.or.jp/scholarship/visitor/universal/cc_guideline.html. Please do not hesitate to contact them should there be any questions. 

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