2023 Electoral Integrity Project Fellowship Programme (Non-residential)
Our Fellowship programme is designed for academics and practitioners at all stages of their career to engage in electoral integrity research, with the support of the EIP, other fellows, and members of our Advisory Board. For a listing of previous fellows please visit: https://www.electoralintegrityproject.com/2022-fellows
- Conduct an academic research projecFederal t on a topic related to electoral integrity.
- Fellows will have the opportunity to apply for seed funding (normally no more than $2000 CAD) to support their research project. (Note: seed funding not available for recipients of named fellowships mentioned below)
- Produce a working paper and associated conference presentation for our annual workshop
- Engage in monthly seminars, where fellows will present their work to receive valuable feedback and engage in stimulating discussion.
- Fellows will have the option to be matched with a senior mentor from our International Advisory Board or established practitioner partners.
Types of Fellowships
- Junior Fellows: Academic at the level of Master’s or Doctoral Student or Candidate.
- Fellows: Academic at the level of postdoctoral fellows, Assistant Professor, Lecturer, or the equivalent.
- Senior Fellows: Academics at the level of Associate or Full Professor, Senior or Principal Lecturer, Reader, or the equivalent
- Practitioner Fellows: Practitioners in a field related to electoral integrity at any stage of their career. This may include fellows from government, non-governmental, civil society, or industry.
In addition to general fellowships, four named fellowships are available:
- William and Kathy Hybl Fellowship (International Foundation for Electoral Systems): For students or scholars from one of the following American states: Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah or Wyoming. This fellowship has a fixed value of $5000 USD. In collaboration with IFES (https://www.ifes.org/work-us/fellowships).
- Charles and Kathleen Manatt Fellowship (International Foundation for Electoral Systems): For students or scholars from one of the following American states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota or Wisconsin. This fellowship has a fixed value of $5000 USD. In collaboration with IFES (https://www.ifes.org/work-us/fellowships).
- Human-Centric Cyber-Security Fellows: For graduate students or postdoctoral fellows from any geographic region studying one of the following issues: voting technologies, exclusion and harmful speech, access for voters with disabilities, or mis- or dis-information. This fellowship has a fixed value of $2500 CAD. Up to two fellowships will be offered. In collaboration with the Human-Centric Cyber-Security Network (https://www.hc2p.ca/)
- Carter Center-Emory University Democracy and Electoral Integrity Completion Fellow: This fellow is selected through a separate process and is not available for application at present.
- Applicants are requested to fill out an application form online (https://forms.gle/vVn1aDMnYAHknXPJ6), which includes the following information: Name & Contact Information, Type of fellowship applied for, Current CV, Brief proposal, with the following sections: Rationale/Research Question, Theory/Literature, Proposed Methodology
- Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee comprised of EIP Advisory Board Members and past fellows.
EIP 2023 Fellowship Applications Open