The Transatlantic Fellows Program was launched in March 2017 as a follow-on activity to the TRP Roundtable Series to engage American and European policy and opinion-making counterparts, and to build cadre among them by deepening understanding and cooperation, and to develop strategies that will meaningfully counter mounting threats. We view this fellowship program as an essential step forward to reinvigorating the transatlantic partnership.
2017 Transatlantic Fellowship Schedule
Session I: June 11- June 30
Application submission deadline: April 1o
Selections Announced: May 1
Session II: September 17- October 6
Application submission deadline: June 1
Selections Announced: June 30
Transatlantic Fellows will spend three weeks in Washington DC. During the first “orientation” week, fellows will meet with a representative group of the DC-based foreign/security policy and opinion-making community. During the second and third weeks of the program, each fellow will work with a counterpart from whose “host” office—typically a think tank, media outlet, or congressional office—the fellows will conduct the activities and research and pursue the goals that they proposed in the “Transatlantic Project” section of their application.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, applicants must:
- be a citizen of, and reside in a member country of the European Union, NATO, or Ukraine.
- be employed in national government, politics, think tanks, or journalism (editorial or correspondent) whose work relates to issues of immediate concern to the transatlantic community.
- have excellent written and verbal English language skills.
- complete the Transatlantic Fellowship Application (below) and submit as instructed.
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