It can be difficult for young professionals to demonstrate their expertise in foreign policy.
The Publishing Fellowship Project is a year-long writing initiative designed to help young professionals enhance their writing skills, get published, and build a portfolio of work.
This initiative gives Publishing Fellows the editorial support needed to craft compelling articles and then helps Fellows get published using YPFP’s relationships with various outlets.
Publishing Fellowship Application
Application to the 2021 Publishing Fellowship is officially closed. Applications for the 2022 fellowship are expected to open in Mid-January of 2022.
Meet Our Class of 2021 Publishing Fellows
Each year, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) welcomes a new class of Publishing Fellows. Through a highly selective process, Publishing Fellows are selected for their expertise and passion for their field, as well as for their ability and desire to deepen their knowledge and share it with a wider community.
Frequently Asked Questions
We've compiled a list of frequently asked questions about the Publishing Fellowship and the application process. If there are any additional questions not listed please reach out to the Publishing Fellowship email account for more details.
Join The Fellowship Editorial Team
The Publishing Fellowship Program at YPFP is designed to give rising leaders in foreign policy the opportunity to accelerate their careers. Over a one-year period, Publishing Fellows are given diverse opportunities to improve their writing and subject matter expertise.
Becoming a Publishing Fellow
Candidates undergo a rigorous application process before acceptance into the Publishing Fellowship Program, including an op-ed writing evaluation and an interview. At the start of the year, a set number of fellowships on predetermined topics become available to applicants. Publishing Fellow selection is based primarily on writing ability and demonstrated knowledge of and experience with the subject of the given Fellowship. Most Publishing Fellows possess a graduate degree and/or strong experience in their field.
The Publishing Fellowship program application opens in Mid-January each year and stays open for two to three weeks. The selection process running through March taking place through multiple rounds. Publishing Fellowship positions are highly competitive.
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