The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity Programme 2023/2024 for social-change leaders
Suitably qualified social-change leaders who are bold and ready to challenge power, who see the bigger picture of how inequalities are playing out with 7 to 10 years of real world experience in advancing equitable solutions to inequality are invited to submit application for The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity Programme 2023/2024 at the International Inequalities Institute and at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity Programme is a fully funded fellowship based at the above mentioned higher institution of learning to offer fellows the opportunities to proffer equitable solutions to inequality. The programme has two tracks: Residential and Non-Residential. Members of the Residential track also study the master’s in Inequalities and Social Science at LSE during their active fellowship year while members of both tracks participate in rigorous academic coursework, as well as sessions on leadership and skills development, and practical approaches to fostering social change.
- Residential Fellows will undertake a full-time, one-year master’s in Inequalities and Social Science at LSE, in addition to AFSEE Modules. The Residential track is suitable for people who can dedicate themselves to full-time study for a full academic year. Residential Fellows are required to relocate to London for the duration of the the programme. Modest financial support is available for Fellows who have family care responsibilities.
- Non-Residential Fellows are offered a unique opportunity to work on and study inequalities over a period of 12 months through a set of distinct, comprehensive AFSEE Modules, and practice-based project work. Non-Residential Fellows remain based in their home and professional environments during the Fellowship year, and travel to attend the in-person AFSEE Modules. This Fellowship track is ideal for applicants who are unable to take a full year off from their work. But, are able to give a minimum three hours per week in addition to their Module commitments, for reading, coursework, and project work.
Eligibility for The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity Programme 2023/2024 for social-change leaders:
- Applicants must be a national and resident of Canada or one of the English-speaking countries.
- Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree programme.
- Applicants must show proof of English language proficiency.
- Applicants must be bold and ready to challenge power.
- Applicants must see the bigger picture of how inequalities are playing out.
- Applicants must be imaginative and daring in the way they envision solutions.
- Applicants who bring care and collaboration into their practice and recognize the significance of lived experience of inequality.
- Applicants focus should not be on advancing their careers, but on their commitment to changing the world through collective and collaborative approaches.
- Applicants must have 7 to 10 years of real world experience in advancing equitable solutions to inequality.
Method of Application for The Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity Programme 2023/2024 for social-change leaders:
Interested applicants must complete an online application via the LSE’s Graduate Application System during the application period. Applicants are also required to submit the following below:
- Nominate two referees.
- Upload official transcripts or a document stating that applicant hold an undergraduate degree.
- Upload official statement of academic purpose. See guideline on how to write a personal statement for the programme.
- Updated CV.
Application Deadline: January 12, 2023.