Dr. Aizik Wolf Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship in Human Rights

Supports one year of work after graduation at a non-governmental organization, government agency, or international body dedicated to human rights.

This one year fellowship is awarded to an exceptional College graduate to launch their career in human rights. Past fellows have spent their first year after graduation working in California, Chicago, India, and Mexico on issues related to labor, gender, religion, criminal justice, youth, and land conservation. 

The fellowship award supports one year of work after graduation at a non-governmental organization, government agency, or international body dedicated to human rights. The award includes a $24,000 stipend for 12 months of full-time work, with additional support for travel and/or relocation expenses.

Deadline Information

Application Deadline (by 11:59 pm CT): Monday, February 19, 2018

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is limited to University of Chicago College students graduating in the current academic year who have taken at least two Human Rights courses at the University of Chicago. The successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to make a significant contribution to the host organization and also show a record of leadership, involvement, and commitment to human rights and social impact.

Priority will be given to applicants who completed a Pozen Center Human Rights Internship and propose returning to their internship organization or area of work. However, other applicants with comparable experience are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Complete applications include: 

  1. Completed application form, including essay questions
  2. CV 
  3. Letter of support from proposed host organization 
  4. Two letters of recommendation

The 2018 application can be found here.