2014 Fellowship on Women & Public Policy – Now Accepting Applications

Dear   Colleagues:

On behalf of the   Center for Women in Government & Civil Society, Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy, University at Albany, we invite you to recommend   outstanding graduate students and mid-career professionals to the 2014   Fellowship on Women & Public Policy program, which runs from January 8, 2014 – June 27, 2014. If you know an outstanding woman who has completed at least 12 credits of   graduate coursework and possesses a minimum of three years’ work experience,   please encourage her to explore this opportunity.

About the Fellowship 

 The   Fellowship on Women and Public Policy is an intensive leadership development program designed to promote equity and excellence in public service, and encourage government to be more responsive to the needs of women, children, families, and communities in New York State.

The Fellowship Provides:

  • Policy field experience and academic coursework in public policy and advocacy
  • Many co-curricular activities such as workshops, conferences, policy field trips, and community service opportunities
  •  Network Mentoring Program that gives access to over 300 alumnae fellows and other accomplished policy and social change agents

Award and Application

The Fellowship offers a $10,000 stipend and tuition assistance for academic   coursework. In the spring semester, fellows are full-time graduate students at Rockefeller College with policy-related field placements for thirty hours a week from January through June. Health plans are available.

We rely heavily on personal referrals in order to continue the tradition of excellence that   the Fellowship has enjoyed since its inception in 1983. We deeply appreciate   if you can distribute this email to faculty and students, as we work hard to   recruit an outstanding class of fellows.

Fellowship   on Women & Public Policy Brochure

About the Center for Women in Government & Civil   Society  

CWGCS is a cornerstone of women’s leadership development, an academic research center, and a policy think tank which generates knowledge and provides analysis on issues facing women.

Statement of Purpose: CWGCS advances excellence in public service by facilitating balanced leadership; and promotes gender-responsive public policy that is shaped by  women’s perspectives. The Center utilizes research, teaching, training and public education to accomplish its mission.

For more information about the Fellowship on Women & Public Policy, please visit   the Center’s website at www.albany.edu/womeningov or   contact us at cwgcs@albany.edu.

                                                                     

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