University of Chicago graduate students who will be registered for the full academic year are eligible for the award. Fellows are expected to contribute their unique perspectives and interests to the International House community and become fully engaged in the multi-faceted life of the House through a wide array of new activities for UChicago grads offered throughout the year through the Graduate Commons Program. Programming includes internationally-focused public programs through the Global Voices Performing Arts and Lecture Series, weekly language and culture tables and related dining activities, professional development opportunities, health and wellness programs, social activities and much more!
Factors for selection may include (but not limited to): evidence of leadership abilities, involvement in community and university organizations, extracurricular interests in areas such as performing arts, athletics, and cultural activities, participation in community service, and contributions to increasing diversity.
Awards range from $1,000 to $3,000; a full fellowship of $3,000 would be disbursed in three quarterly payments of $1,000.