“It is always better to be sure that we cannot be harmed, than to assume that no one wants to harm us.” – Gyula Andrássy
The Andrássy National Security Fellowship – a six-month fellowship program aimed at cultivating the next generation of Hungarian strategic thinkers committed to strengthening ties between Hungary and the United States. During their time in Washington, Andrássy Fellows will work with experts and scholars to conduct independent research closely coordinated with analytical programs. Fellows will have the opportunity to showcase their research findings via podcasts, expert roundtable discussions, and written policy briefs. Andrássy Fellows will participate in outreach to the U.S. policy and expert communities. Fellows will also work on a full spectrum of think tank processes including, policy briefings, brainstorming sessions, networking, and program planning and administration. The Andrássy Fellowship provides a $3000 monthly stipend to cover living expenses in Washington, roundtrip air travel to Washington, D.C., and assistance for the Fellow’s visa application process. The fellowship period is anticipated to run from September to February. HOW TO APPLY We invite applications from individuals with the following qualifications: – Young professionals holding Hungarian citizenship with at least four years of relevant work experience, or post-graduate scholars with at least 2 years of focused research; – Outstanding academic credentials and English language skills; – Demonstrated commitment to transatlantic values; – An interest in at least one of the following areas: energy policy, nuclear deterrence, information warfare, NATO and defense policy, and/or Visegrád cooperation; and – Demonstrable leadership potential and ability to work independently. For application deadlines please refer to our ‘applications now open’ here, or Call For Applications posts in the news section.