National Wildlife Federation is currently seeking four graduate students to support our NWF EcoLeaders Program. DL – May 21, 2017

National Wildlife Federation is currently seeking four graduate students to support our NWF EcoLeaders Program. Please review the request for proposals (RFPs) below for the following opportunities:

~ NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow
~ NWF EcoLeaders Market Research Fellow
~ NWF EcoLeaders Career and Technical Education Fellow
~ NWF EcoLeaders Labor Economist Research Fellow

Each fellowship is for a term of 4 -6 months (based on student schedule), and while fellows spend various amounts of time on their projects each week, the average amount of time spent will be 40 hours monthly. The fellow will receive a $3,000 stipend, professional development assistance and networking opportunities, and the possibility of academic credit for successful completion of the project, as an independent study or integration of fellowship project into course curriculula.

Graduate students from any college or university within the U.S are applicable. Current and former employees of National Wildlife Federation and former NWF Campus Ecology Fellows are ineligible to apply. Former NWF interns are eligible to apply following one year from their final work date.
The deadline to submit applications is May 21, 2017.

NWF EcoLeaders Community Management Assessment Fellow RFP
NWF EcoLeaders Market Research Fellow RFP
NWF EcoLeaders Career and Technical Education Fellow RFP
NWF EcoLeaders Labor Economist Research Fellow RFP

Please use the follow template for your fellowship proposal – Fellowship Proposal Template (Word).


My Home, My Voice Fellowship

The My Home, My Voice Fellowship seeks 5 Blogging Fellows to participate in a new year-long writing/blogging initiative. The goal of this initiative is to help develop voices of leadership in rural America, and especially to support them in giving voice to the experience of accessing reproductive health in their communities. Our vision is to help create a voice on rural women’s health access that comes from rural voices themselves.

During the 12 months of the Fellowship, the Fellows will:

  • Produce at least 4 blog pieces/articles, at least one of which will discuss rural access to reproductive health and abortion. These pieces can be of varying structures (e.g. narrative, analytical, persuasive, image-based) and of varying length;
  • Attend a meeting at the Highlander Institute, where they will receive training from the The Op-Ed Project (training to be held from February 22-24, 2016);
  • Participate in quarterly online discussions with other fellows and the fellowship coordinator;
  • Receive ongoing editing and blog placement support for their pieces;
  • Receive one individual session from an independent, professional coach to identify a personal goal for your Fellowship and align this with the Fellowship activities;
  • Attend two webinars introducing the Fellows and their work to colleagues in social justice;
  • Receive support in identifying and attending a state- or national- level conference or meeting that supports their development as social justice leading voices in rural communities;
  • Attend the Provideannual meeting to meet the Provide team;
  • Receive a $1,000 stipend

Application Deadline (EXTENDED!): October 31, 2015.

To Apply: Send a cover letter that explains your experience as a rural American and why you think you can and would like to be a leading voice on the topic of reproductive health and social justice in rural America; please be sure to tell us why your perspective is unique. Send 2 relevant writing samples – links if they are published online, attachments if not. Please include a resume with a list of publications. Please send complete applications to

Who should apply: We encourage applications from rural residents in the US from anywhere in the country. Our goal is to create voices of leadership, if you do not have a history of blogging or haven’t had a large audience, we strongly encourage you to apply if the topic of reproductive health in rural spaces is important to you. We are interested in a multitude of perspectives and welcome applicants of any race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, and sexual orientation.​

Speaking Race to Power Fellowship

A winning movement calls for leaders who are courageously addressing issues of race and power in ways that are leading to deeper collaborations and exciting innovations.

Again and again, leaders in the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement have identified issues of race and power as the most significant barriers to radical collaboration, strategizing and action. There is a pressing need to have intentional and skillful ways of addressing race – ways that increase power, collaboration, and possibilities within our movement. Leadership is a process of inspiring and aligning people across difference. It is the work of leaders to engage with others around race, and encourage conversations that are brave, compassionate, and generative. At its core, radical collaboration is the ability to build relationships and take collective action across historical and contemporary divides, whether those divisions are caused by racism, power inequalities, or difference.

SR2P 1CoreAlign believes that ‘speaking race’ is an essential competency of all leaders, and is a skill we especially want to support in our network and movement. CoreAlign has developed the Speaking Race to Power Fellowship — a 6-month program that connects and supports cohorts of leaders who want to develop  innovative ways of breaking through the current bottlenecks of race and power in the reproductive movement.

Participants will apply to the fellowship with an idea that involves designing and testing activities or conversations that disrupt dominant habits of race and racism. CoreAlign seeks fellows who will conceptualize and experiment with projects that bring unlikely allies together, break through current barriers, and take on new and interesting possibilities.

Are you tired of our collective and individual inability to address issues of race and power in our movement? What is the race conversation, big or small, that you have been mulling over and wanting to explore?  How would you address an issue where race and power have been barriers to promising strategies or collaborations? If you are ready to disrupt the racial status quo, apply to be a Speaking Race to Power Fellow!

Apply to join our 3rd cohort! The deadline to apply is Monday, September 21st at 11:59pm.

Call for Applications – University of California’s President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, 2016-17‏

THE PROGRAM. The University of California President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established in 1984 to encourage outstanding women and minority Ph.D. recipients to pursue academic careers at the University of California. The current program offers postdoctoral research fellowships and faculty mentoring to outstanding scholars in all fields whose research, teaching, and service will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity at the University of California. The contributions to diversity may include public service towards increasing equitable access in fields where women and minorities are underrepresented. In some fields, the contributions may include research focusing on underserved populations or understanding inequalities related to race, gender, disability or LGBT. The program is seeking applicants with the potential to bring to their academic and research careers the critical perspective that comes from their non-traditional educational background or understanding of the experiences of members of groups historically under- represented in higher education in the United States.

AWARDS AND APPOINTMENTS. Fellowships are awarded for research conducted at any one of the University of California’s ten campuses. The award includes a salary starting at $44,500 depending on field and experience, benefits including health insurance and paid vacation/sick leave, and up to $5,000 for research-related and program travel expenses. Each award is for a minimum of 12-months and may be renewable for an additional term upon demonstration of academic/research productivity.

ELIGIBILITY. Applicants must receive a Ph.D. from an accredited university before the start of their fellowship. Successful applicants must present documents demonstrating that they are legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions or limitations. Individuals granted deferred action status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION. Apply online at:<>

DEADLINE: November 1, 2015

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More information:
President’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
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University Partnerships for Faculty Diversity – Partner Programs with University of Colorado, Boulder, University of Michigan, The California Alliance, UC Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs, and the UC-affiliated National Labs. Please visit:

ILA’s 17th Annual Conference in Barcelona

Looking for funding to attend ILA’s 17th Annual Conference in Barcelona?

If you are a student or recent graduate (within 1-year), submit your paper to the Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award.  If your paper wins, you’ll receive a free trip to ILA’s 17th annual global conference in Barcelona (air, hotel, and conference registration) PLUS a $1,000 cash prize PLUS a guaranteed presentation slot in the program to share your research.

See complete submission details at:

The International Leadership Association (ILA) is pleased to join with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) to co-sponsor the annual Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award to recognize outstanding unpublished papers by undergraduate and graduate students. The award is named in honor of the distinguished scholar and former Chief Executive Officer of CCL.

Looking for additional opportunities for students at ILA Barcelona?

Fredric M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award (Deadline July 6) Details:

9th Annual Student Case Competition (Sign-Up by Sep. 13) Details:


P.S.  Registration for ILA Barcelona is now open.  Visit the conference home page at for details.

Eugene Ruehlmann Fellowship Application

Fellowship Application Open!

Due October 31, 2014!


Apply now!


The Eugene Ruehlmann Fellowship is a prestigious, two-year award for an advanced student in the Union Institute & University’s PhD program with


• a concentration in either Ethical & Creative Leadership or Public Policy & Social Change

• and who has completed at least 45 credit hours at the time of the award.


The purpose of the fellowship is to support students during the research and writing phases of their dissertations. Eligible students must have a dissertation project that has met with provisional approval by the dissertation chair and committee member, and promote the spirit of patience and cooperation in community building exemplified by Eugene Ruehlmann’s lifetime of public service.


Click the link to apply and find out more!