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Student Fellows Program

The Collaborative on Global Children’s Issues student fellows program is an opportunity for up to four talented undergraduate and graduate students to work with faculty on research projects related to contemporary and emerging issues affecting children globally and to network with one another, scholars, and other stakeholders.


All full-time Georgetown undergraduate and graduate students, across schools, are eligible to apply for the spring 2022 cycle.

Application Process

The spring 2022 application process has now closed.

Interested students should seek to secure the support of a faculty sponsor. If a student would like to apply but has not identified a faculty sponsor, the student should contact and the collaborative will try to broker a match.

To apply, please send the following information in a single PDF document to

  1. A letter of interest, including a description of the research project (250-word maximum). 
  2. A letter of support from a faculty sponsor.
  3. CV/Resume.
  4. Unofficial transcript(s). 
  5. Academic writing sample (no more than 3 pages; excerpts are acceptable). 
  6. Names of two Georgetown University faculty members willing to serve as references (please include their titles and departments). Incoming students may submit external academic references.

Selected applicants will be notified by December 10, 2021.

Decision Criteria

A faculty committee will select fellows based on:

  • Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of global children’s issues
  • Relevant work experience
  • Analytical and writing skills
  • Fit with faculty research projects


Student fellows should expect to spend up to 10 hours/week, 18 weeks over the period January 10, 2022 through May 15, 2022 advancing a research project under the mentorship of a faculty mentor. This research project must be completed by May 2022.


Undergraduate students will receive $16.00/hour and graduate students will receive $19.89/hour per GAGE-AFT CBA Article XXXV, Section II*.

The Collaborative on Global Children's Issues is located in 303A Maguire Hall. Questions may be directed to Executive Director Gillian Huebner at

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse team of employees. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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