Dubin Fellows Program at Harvard Kennedy School, 2018

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Dubin Fellows Program for Emerging Leaders

Dubin Fellows are entering master’s degree students at Harvard Kennedy School who have demonstrated strong character, academic excellence, the ability to thrive and lead in the face of adversity, and a commitment to making a transformative impact on the communities they serve.

Program Information

  • Dubin Fellows are awarded a scholarship up to full tuition and health fees for up to two years, depending on the length of their graduate degree program.
  • Fellows are eligible for a stipend up to $5000 to support unpaid summer internships or professional development.
  • Successful applicants will demonstrate their potential as emerging leaders by evidencing strong character, excellent academic credentials, a commitment to pursue a career with transformative impact on society, and the ability to thrive and lead in the face of adversity.
  • Dubin Fellows will participate in a robust cocurricular program offered by the Center for Public Leadership.
  • This fellowship is open to students entering their first year of study in any of the Harvard Kennedy School’s master’s degree programs.
  • Both domestic and international students are eligible to apply.
  • Welcome Retreat: CPL Fellows interact with and get to know one another and begin the process of supporting one another’s aspirations as leaders.
  • Leadership Discussion Series: On a weekly basis, the fellows engage one another as well as eminent practitioners and local and national leaders on topics of service and leadership.
  • Connection with CPL and Dubin Fellows Network: Fellows engage with these other emerging leaders as they begin their careers through opportunities like roundtable discussions, mentoring experiences with fellowship alumni, leadership skills workshops, and networking events.

Eligibility

Award decisions will be primarily merit based but with a consideration of financial need as determined by the HKS Student Financial Services. Two-year degree program students will receive funding for both academic years, as well as support for unpaid summer internships, contingent upon the successful completion of year one. Active participation in the weekly cocurricular program is a requirement of all fellows for the duration of their award.This opportunity is open to domestic and international students entering any of Harvard Kennedy School’s master’s degree programs.

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