The John Lewis Fellowship

A new opportunity from Humanity in Action:

When: July 5 – August 1, 2015
Where: The Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia
Who’s eligible: Students and recent graduates from universities in the United States, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands and Poland.

The John Lewis Fellowship is a new Humanity in Action Fellowship program in Atlanta, Georgia. In partnership with The National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., Humanity in Action will bring together a group of 30 American and European university students and recent graduates for an intensive program about diversity and civil rights in America. The program honors Congressman John Lewis, an icon of the Civil Rights Movement.

The John Lewis Fellows will attend discussions with renowned scholars and activists at The Center, visit historical sites around Atlanta and engage in discussions on a range of political and social issues. They will also draw upon the immense resources of The Center and contribute to its extensive and innovative outreach initiatives. Key areas of inquiry include race and racism, immigration, national identity, Native American issues and the relationship between civil rights and human rights.

U.S. Applicants: Students or recent graduates from universities and colleges in the U.S. should click here to begin their applications. The application deadline for applicants from the U.S. is February 14 at 11:59pm PST.