Israel on Campus Coalition’s Grinspoon Fellowship offers college students the opportunity to support Israel through relationship and coalition building.

 

 

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What is the Grinspoon Fellowship?

For the 2017-2018 academic year, ICC will select 50 undergraduates to serve as Grinspoon Fellows on campuses nationwide. Grinspoon Fellows will focus on building strong personal relationships with influentials on campus and effective pro-Israel coalitions at their schools. In preparation for the fellowship, students will attend an intensive leadership training seminar in Washington, D.C. this summer and receive year-round support from ICC professionals. Fellows will receive a $1,000 stipend for their participation. If you have questions about the Grinspoon Fellowship, please e-mail fellowship@israelcc.org.

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Fellowship Requirements

Candidates must:

  • Commit to serving as a Fellow for the entire 2017-2018 academic year. Those studying abroad at any point during the 2017-2018 academic year are ineligible.
  • Be willing and able to dedicate several hours per week to the fellowship, as well as increased hours as events warrant.
  • Not to hold any other official position with a national pro-Israel organization during the 2017-2018 academic year.
  • Attend an all-expenses-paid leadership training seminar in Washington, D.C. on July 9 – July 11, 2017.
  • Complete required reading and campus mapping before training seminar.
  • Implement ICC campus initiatives throughout the academic year.
  • Maintain regular contact with ICC professionals.
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Core Functions

 

  • Relationship building: Identify and build meaningful relationships with student leaders that are representative of the campus community.
  • Coalition building: Foster collaboration among representatives from various pro-Israel groups on campus.
  • Rapid response: Activate personal networks on campus and work with ICC staff in response to significant anti-Israel activity.
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Qualifications

The ideal candidate has:

  • A passion for pro-Israel activism and prior advocacy experience  
  • A demonstrated ability to connect with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Experience in mobilizing others to achieve a common goal
  • Broad social networks and the ability to build and maintain relationships with peers
  • The capacity to engage peers in emotionally and intellectually challenging conversations about Israel
  • An ability to adapt to rapidly changing situations
  • A proven track record of developing national relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A willingness to work in a bipartisan manner
  • An ability to support a consensus pro-Israel agenda
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Stipend

Each Grinspoon Fellow will receive a stipend of $1,000 during the 2017-2018 academic year. Stipends will be paid in two installments pending completion of fellowship requirements.

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Additional Information

  • If selected, I commit to serving as a Grinspoon Fellow for the entire 2017-2018 academic year?

  • If selected, I am able to attend the training seminar on July 9-11, 2017 in Washington, DC.

  • If selected, I will not hold any other official position with a national pro-Israel organization during the 2017-2018 academic year.