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Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship

 

Description

The Kip Tiernan Social Justice Fellowship honors the lifelong work of the founder of Rosie’s Place. The Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for a woman with new ideas, talent and energy to develop and carry out a project that will improve the lives of poor and homeless women. This project can be based in any New England community and is not intended to focus specifically on women at Rosie’s Place. The Fellowship is 12 months long and is awarded on a one-time basis to an eligible woman. Fellows are awarded a $40,000 stipend. Desired projects could include: A policy initiative or campaign; A project aimed at reducing poverty and homelessness; The development and implementation of a project that fills gaps in existing services in areas such as: legal advocacy, jobs or economic development, housing, shelter, LGBT, immigration, young adults, elders, etc. Candidates must be physically based in New England (MA, VT, CT, RI, ME, NH).

 

Eligiblity Information

Academic Level:

Age minimum or maximum:*
Yes
Minimum and/or maximum age? 21 minimum

Open to international students:

Required to demonstrate financial need:

Discipline Area(s):
Open to All Disciplines

Demographic Information (preferred or required):
Women

Award type:
Fellowship, Scholarship, Research Grant

Amount Awarded:
$25,000 and above

 

Application Information:

Application Deadline:
February

Date application is available:

USC endorsement required:
No

Award Details:

Is there an interview:
No

Approximate date finalists are notified:
February

Approximate date selected candidates are notified:
May

Average number of applications received:

Number awarded:

Sponsor:

Rosie's Place

 

Contact Information:

Primary Contact:
Rosie's Place

Position:

Phone:
617-442-9322

Email:
webmaster@rosiesplace.org

Website:
http://www.rosiesplace.org/who_we_are/founder/kip_tiernan_social_justice_fellowship

Address:
889 Harrison Avenue,
Boston, MA 02118
United States