The NBR Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship program encourages the applications of students who are members of groups historically underrepresented in the think tank and policymaking communities and are interested in a career in international affairs.
Qualified applicants for the Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship will:
- Be legally authorized to work in the United States
- Be a community college student, freshman, sophomore, or junior in college with an interest in Asia and U.S. foreign policy
To be considered for a fellowship, an applicant must submit the following materials through NBR’s application website:
- Three required essay questions of no more than 250 words each:
- What does this diversity fellowship personally mean to you? How would it help you succeed in school and in your career?
- How did you get interested in Asia and foreign policy, and which topics interest you the most?
- How has your involvement in community activities and educational, life, and/or work experience contributed to your personal growth?
- Answers to supplemental questions:
- Will you be able to be physically located in Washington, D.C., June through August?
- Do you have any relevant work, volunteer, internship, or fellowship experiences? Please list any applicable organization, dates, and responsibilities.
- An unofficial transcript from your current university.
- A letter of recommendation from a professor or academic supervisor.
- A letter of recommendation from someone who can discuss your personal qualities and potential.
The application period for 2023 is now closed.