Open Society Youth Fellowship


Open Society Youth Fellowship


The Open Society Youth Fellowship supports young activists and organizers as thought leaders and allies in crafting solutions and new youth-focused approaches to open society challenges.

Fellows may produce a variety of work products, including publications, such as reports and blog posts; info graphics and other visual content; innovative education and training resources and tools; the launch of new campaigns and organizations; and creation of artistic or cultural expression projects. They may also engage in activities such as hosting panel discussions, traveling to conferences, and presenting on their work in other public spaces.

All applicants should be under the age of 30.

The Youth Exchange accepts proposals from anywhere in the world, with a particular interest in proposals from the global south. Applicants should possess a deep understanding of their particular field and a record of successful movement-building initiatives, innovative project management experience, and/or experience in research/tools development. Applicants must be proficient in spoken English.

Fellowship applications should relate to at least one of the following areas of work:

Applications are due: May 15, 2015

Detailed information and application form may be obtained at

For more information or technical difficulties with the online application form, please contact the Youth Exchange at [email protected]