William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship for Minority Students

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

November 24

Awarded By

The Aspen Institute

Award Amount

A fellowship grant of approximately $2,000 will be awarded to the fall and spring fellows, and approximately $4,000 will be awarded to the summer fellow.


Three awards offered annually, one for each of the three internship periods.

Additional Information

The Hearst Scholar serves as an intern with the fund. During this internship, the Hearst Scholar undertakes research, writing, logistical, and administrative support for PSI's leadership initiatives, public programs, and convenings. The student must be able to intern for 12 to 15 weeks at the Washington, D.C., office of the Aspen Institute. Fall and spring internships will be part time (10 to 20 hours per week), and summer internships will be full time. All travel and housing costs must be covered by the student. Recipients may arrange with their colleges or universities to receive academic credit for this experience. The ideal candidate for this scholarship is a highly motivated continuing graduate or undergraduate student from an underrepresented community. He/she should have an excellent academic record and also have the following: outstanding research skills; excellent writing and communication skills; and demonstrated financial need.

Deadline Info

Additional information about this award is available on the Aspen Institute's Program on Philanthropy and Social Innovation (PSI) website. There is no application form for this fellowship. To apply, ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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