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The U.S. Programs' Equality team, in collaboration with the Documentary Photography Project, seeks applicants for its Soros Equality Fellowship, which aims to support emerging mid-career professionals who will become long-term innovative leaders impacting the racial justice field. The fellowship award provides individuals with a grant of $100,000 to support production of an innovative racial justice project over the course of 18 months.
We seek a diverse cohort of applicants, including activists, artists, journalists, and organizers, to produce projects with meaningful impact. This approach recognizes the power of individuals to use a variety of tools, from traditional advocacy to the arts, to impact change and uplift the mission and values of an open society.
We are looking to fund projects that align with the U.S Programs’ Equality team’s approach to racial justice. This approach:
The program does not fund the following:
Those interested in the fellowship should first download and review the complete fellowship guidelines. All interested applicants must first submit a CV or resume along with a one-to-two-page, single-spaced letter of inquiry, which outlines the topic of the project, proposed work product, and relevance to the fellowship guidelines.
Letters of inquiry are due December 20, 2017 (11:59 p.m. EST), and may be submitted online.
We will invite approved applicants to submit full proposals on or by January 22, 2018. Please note, we will not consider any uninvited applications for the fellowship. Invited full proposals are due by February 19, 2018 (11:59 p.m. EST), and must be submitted online.
Applicants who are uncertain about the parameters of the fellowships guidelines may submit a brief email inquiry to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please do not submit an email inquiry before reviewing the appropriate documents.