Chatham House Open Society University Network Academy Fellowships (Fully-Funded)

Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified fellows for a short-term, four-month fellowship from October 2024 to January 2025. In a joint initiative with the Open Society University Network. The fellow will join the Global Economy and Finance Programme.

The fellowship offers candidates at the early to mid-stage of their career the opportunity to spend four months at Chatham House working with a research programme and developing their leadership skills and thematic knowledge. 


  • Fellowship Sponsor(s): Chatham House
  • Host Institution(s): Open Society University Network
  • Funding Amount: Fully-funded with monthly stipend of £2,365
  • Number of Awards: Several
  • Study Level: Masters
  • Nationality: Domestic or International Students

See Also: Humboldt Research Fellowship in Germany 2024-2025 [Fully Funded]

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for Chatham House Open Society University Network Academy Fellowships are as follows:

  • Be affiliated with an Open Society University Network (OSUN) institution;
  • Have experience conducting independent research and hold an undergraduate or postgraduate level qualification or have equivalent professional training or experience in a relevant area;
  • Have the relevant background experience, including experience in the field of the proposed research, as demonstrated through a CV;
  • Have proven leadership experience or potential;
  • Show commitment to the Chatham House mission, goals and values and to identifying evidence-based solutions to some of the world’s most pressing international challenges;
  • Be able to communicate how the fellowship will enable them to create positive impact, in line with the Chatham House mission and overarching purpose of Academy Fellowships as outlined above;
  • Show motivation to undertake the fellowship, meet all fellowship deliverables, and take full advantage of the networks, events and opportunities offered at Chatham House; and
  • Demonstrate proficiency in spoken English.

Fellowship Benefits

Academy Fellows receive a monthly stipend of £2,365 for London living costs, including accommodation, utilities, food, transport, and basic expenses.

In addition, the Academy will cover reasonable other costs related to:

  • Relocation (Flights, train, etc. to/from the UK, three nights of accommodation, visas, extra cases/boxes, etc.)
  • Payment of the UK’s Immigration Healthcare Surcharge which allows access to the UK National Health Service (Note: you may be required to pay for dental and optical treatments and medicines prescribed by a doctor)
  • Research, outreach, and dissemination costs (fieldwork, travel, conferences, publication, roundtables, events, etc.)

Also Apply: Kader Asmal Fellowship for Postgraduate Study in Ireland 2025/26

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and qualified applicants for Chatham House Open Society University Network Academy Fellowships should submit application online for this great opportunity.

If there is anything to improve your experience or support you, please get in touch at [email protected].

Application Deadline: July 19, 2024

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