For each of these full-year fellowships, student fellows receive full fee remission (non-residents receive funds equal to the resident amount which are applied toward non-resident fees) for the academic year; as well as a full-time paid summer position that becomes a part-time paid position to the end of the academic year. Fellows work under the direct supervision of a senior member of the organization’s staff with guidance from a participating faculty member.
Bohnett and Rosenfield Fellowships
These are full-year, $30,000 fellowship programs. Application process opens in January 2014. Application: two-page letter of interest, including relevant experience, educational background, and resume, due February 28, 2014. Final candidate interviews in March, date to be determined. Information sessions will be held at noon on January 29 (Room 2355) and 30 (Room 2343). Contact VC Powe at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The David Bohnett Fellowship Program
The Los Angeles City Mayor’s Fellowship Program at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs – known as the The David Bohnett Fellowship Program – offers hands-on working experience in the Office of the Mayor of the City of Los Angeles to exceptionally promising Luskin graduate students. This competitive program selects outstanding students to collaborate with UCLA faculty and senior executives in the Mayor’s office, transforming scholarship into real-world experience at the heart of one of the most diverse cities in the world. This one-year fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the David Bohnett Foundation. For more information, please click here.
The Ann C. Rosenfield Public Affairs Fellowship Program
The Ann C. Rosenfield Public Affairs Fellowship Program is a high-level apprenticeship program for exceptional Public Policy, Social Welfare and Urban Planning graduate students. For selected government agencies and well-established nonprofit and civic organizations, Rosenfield Fellows are assigned to work on research, policy, advocacy and/or applied projects tailored to the students’ tracks of study and consistent with the mission and goals of the organization. This one-year fellowship is made possible by the generous support of the Ann C. Rosenfield Fund under the auspices of its director, David A. Leveton. For more information, please click here.
2014-15 Fellowship Organizations
Michael S. Dukakis Fellowship
Professor Michael Dukakis spearheaded this privately funded fellowship program to provide UCLA Luskin students with first-hand public service experience in government. As power shifts from Washington D.C. to the state and local level, the need for talented public servants has never been greater. The Michael S. Dukakis Fellowship Program provides stipends for UCLA Luskin continuing students serving in non-partisan fellowships in government, with a special emphasis on California. Click here for more information.
The award is a $3,000 to $4,000 stipend, ideally one that would be matched by the organization where the student will be interning. Application: one-page description of the internship and how it was secured, along with a one-page statement of interest that describes how the internship fits into your long-term career aspirations in public service, and your resume. Submit to CCLE by May 16, 2014.
Torang Jahan Fellowship for Globalization Studies
The Torang Jahan Fellowship for Globalization Studies was established by a UCLA alumna to "encourage students to write original and creative papers that will look into globalization from any aspect, and come up with ideas to change or make policies that in turn help the underdeveloped nations take advantage of globalization." Click here for more information.
The award is a $2,500 to $5,000 stipend. Application: two-page research proposal that includes relevant background information for your research on globalization, a methods section, a compelling policy application, and your resume. Submit to CCLE by February 28, 2014.
Monica Salinas Latino Fellowship
The Monica Salinas Latino Fellowship is awarded to continuing graduate students at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs who have an interest in public policy issues affecting the Latino community. Of particular interest are the contributions and achievements of the emerging Hispanic community as it plays an increasingly important role in this country's social, economic, cultural and political life. Click here for more information.
Two awards ranging from $2,000 to $3,000 each will be made. Application: To apply, submit a two-page proposal that outlines the details of your research project, paper or internship, and your resume. Submit to CCLE by February 28, 2014.
Edward Hildebrand Fellowship
Established in 2001, the Canadian Studies Program at UCLA fosters a better understanding of Canadian society and its relationship with the United States. The Edward Hildebrand Fellowship’s ambition is to train a new breed of policy-makers knowledgeable about Canadian society and well-versed in Canada-U.S. relations and affairs. Click here for more information.
The award is a $2,500 to $5,000 stipend. Application: two-page research proposal that includes relevant background information for your research on Canadian-U.S. relations, a methods section and a compelling policy application, and your resume. Submit to CCLE by February 28, 2014.