The application period for the 2022-23 CISAC Fellowships is now closed. Please check back Fall 2022 for the 2023-24 application.
CISAC Fellows spend the academic year engaged in research and writing, and are expected to participate in seminars and to interact and collaborate with leading faculty and researchers. Natural scientists have the opportunity to conduct research on the scientific and technical aspects of security topics, as well as to work in collaboration with faculty members. The CISAC fellowship provides an unparalleled opportunity for scholars and professionals to explore complex international problems and innovative solutions in a collegial and collaborative environment.
CISAC offers numerous fellowships. Applicants will be considered for all fellowships for which they are deemed eligible. Current fellowship opportunities include:
CISAC is guided by its longstanding belief that a commitment to rigorous scholarship, openness to new ideas, and lively intellectual exchange can spur the creation and spread of knowledge to help build a safer world. To that end, fellows are expected to be fully present and engaged at CISAC during their assignment.
Submission of a formal application is required for all individuals who wish to be in residence as visiting fellows, whether they need funding or have independent support.
All application materials, including recommendations, must be in English. Applicants are responsible for ensuring that all materials, including letters of reference, are submitted by the deadline stated above. Please do not submit supplemental materials such as books, lengthy manuscripts, or more than the required number of recommendations.
Online submission of application must include:
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All fellows are mentored one-on-one by CISAC and/or FSI faculty during their time at Stanford. Faculty mentors meet regularly with fellows to discuss research plans, policy interests, and progress towards fellows’ academic goals.
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