Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program 2024(Fully funded)

Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program
Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program

Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program 2024(Fully funded)

Applications are open for the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program. The Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program is a four-month, full-time residential program based out of Yale’s International Leadership Center and housed within the Jackson School of Global Affairs. The Program runs annually from mid-August to mid-December.

The Program provides World Fellows the opportunity to expand their vision, learn from each other, and grow personally and professionally. World Fellows contribute to Yale’s intellectual life, give talks and participate on panels, collaborate with peers, audit classes, and mentor students.

About Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program

The key components of the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program include the following:

  • Weekly Seminars: Good Society. World Fellows present to eñach other their vision for making the world a better place, what they do professionally, and how they contribute to building the ‘good society.’ Salon. World Fellows host distinguished guests for discussions on key topics, expanding their knowledge and challenging their views.
  • Personal Development: World Fellows receive individual and group coaching and skills development training. World Fellows can audit many of the 2,000+ courses offered at Yale, work on individual or collaborative projects, and conduct independent research.
  • Hosting Events: World Fellows give talks and participate on panels across Yale, sharing their knowledge and expertise with students and faculty. Fellows are a resource to the University and are often in high demand on campus.
  • Mentoring Students: World Fellows mentor Yale students who apply to be their liaisons. The student liaisons assist World Fellows in putting on events and ensure that they are fully immersed in life at Yale
  • . Networking: Fellows expand their global network by connecting with World Fellows in their cohort and with other Fellows spread throughout the world. Yale’s campus also provides countless opportunities to connect with faculty and students over shared professional and academic interests.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants should be between five and twenty-five years into their professional careers, with demonstrated and significant accomplishments at a regional, national, or international level. The average age of a World Fellow is 39, though there is no minimum or maximum age limit.
  • Applicants must be citizens of a country other than the United States. While applicants who hold dual citizenship with the United States are eligible, strong preference is given to candidates whose work is focused outside the United States.
  • Applicants must be fluñent in English. An excellent command of the English language is essential to successfully participating in the program.
  • World Fellows are required to be in residence at Yale University in New Haven for the entirety of the program which runs from mid-August through mid-December.

Selection Criteria

Applicants must have

  • An established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity.
  • A commitment to the good society and to making a positive impact at the local, national, or international level.
  • A promise of a future career in leadership and notable global impact.A special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking.
  • A likelihood to benefit from participation in the program and to contribute to the global perspective on Yale’s campus.
  • A commitment to a rigorous program of activities, to full-time residence at Yale for the entire duration of the program, and to mentoring students and speaking frequently on campus.


  • A taxable stipend to cover the costs of living in New Haven
  • A modest, furnished one, or two-bedroom apartment for the duration of the program
  • Medical insurance
  • Round-trip travel from home country

Nominating A Candidate

You are free to nominate a candidate of your choice for the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program. To nominate a candidate, here are a few things you need to know:

  • You don’t need to be affiliated with Yale University to nominate a candidate.
  • Feel free to nominate more than one candidate.
  • Please don’t nominate yourself. If you’d like to apply, you may sign up to be notified when the application becomes available.
  • They do not give preference to nominated candidates and a candidate does not need to be nominated in order to apply – this is simply a way of asking for your help to find the most dynamic, most creative, most innovative leaders out there.
  • Multiple nominations of the same person do not increase their chance of being accepted.

Deadline: December 6, 2023

Apply here

Nominate a candidate

For more details, visit Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program

Read Also

You May Also Like