James S. Denton Transatlantic Fellowship
The program brings a select group of mid-level professionals from Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to Washington, DC for a three-week fellowship to engage and work with American governmental and non-governmental institutions and experts on addressing major issues facing the transatlantic partnership.
Participants also develop strategies and discuss follow-on opportunities for cooperation that will meaningfully strengthen the U.S-CEE relationship and counter mounting threats to the wider transatlantic partnership.
The Transatlantic Fellows Program is funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for Democracy.
Eligibility and Criteria
To be eligible, applicants must:
-be a citizen of and reside in Central and Eastern Europe
-be employed in national government, politics, think tanks, or journalism (editorial or correspondent) whose work relates to issues of immediate concern to the transatlantic community
-have excellent written and verbal English language skills
-complete the James S. Denton Transatlantic Fellowship Application and submit as instructed
In selecting candidates, CEPA will generally give preference to applicants who:
-have not had comparable professional work or fellowship experience in Washington DC in the past 5 years
-are mid career
-work in transatlantic relations, disinformation, cybersecurity, anticorruption, or strengthening democratic institutions
-are able to secure 500 USD personal funding to supplement the weekly stipend
-are committed to strengthening the transatlantic partnership and cooperation in a meaningful way in their personal career.