Israel on Campus Coalition’s Grinspoon Morningstar Fellowship offers college students the opportunity to impact their campuses by focusing on civic engagement, coalition building, and celebrating Israel.

 

 

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What is the Grinspoon Morningstar Fellowship?

For the 2016-2017 academic year, ICC will select 50 undergraduates to serve as Grinspoon Morningstar Fellows on campuses nationwide. Fellows will attend an intensive leadership training seminar in Washington, D.C. this summer and receive year-round support from ICC professionals. Fellows receive a $1,000 stipend for their service.

If you have questions about the Grinspoon Morningstar Fellowship, please e-mail Nelson France at nfrance@israelcc.org.

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Fellowship Requirements

  • Must commit to serving as a Fellow for the entire 2016-2017 academic year. Those studying abroad during the 2016-2017 academic year are ineligible.
  • May not hold any other official position with a national pro-Israel organization during the 2016-2017 academic year.
  • July 31 – August 2, 2016: Attend an all-expenses-paid leadership training seminar in Washington, D.C.
  • Complete required reading and campus map before national training
  • Implement ICC campus initiatives throughout the academic year
  • Maintain regular contact with ICC professionals
  • Participate in monthly training webinars
  • Complete online evaluations at key points throughout the academic year

 

 

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Core Functions

 

  • Rapid response: Working with ICC staff to create and implement initiatives on campus in response to anti-Israel activities.
  • Coalition building: Convening and fostering collaboration among representatives from various pro-Israel groups on campus.
  • Research support: Contributing data, narrative reports, and first-hand observations to ICC’s Research & Analysis Department.
  • Civic engagement: Building support for Israel through direct involvement in student government.

 

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Qualifications

  • Passion for pro-Israel activism through prior involvement with Israel advocacy, on or off campus
  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize others to achieve a common goal
  • Willingness to work in a bipartisan manner
  • Comfortable approaching people of all backgrounds
  • Ability to support a consensus pro-Israel agenda without ideological strings attached
  • Broad social networks, the ability to build and maintain relationships with peers, and the capacity to engage their peers in emotionally and intellectually sophisticated conversations about Israel

 

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Stipend

Each Grinspoon Morningstar Fellow will receive a stipend of $1,000 during the 2016-2017 academic year. Stipends will be paid in two installments pending completion of fellowship requirements.

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Additional Information

  • If selected, you commit to serving as a Grinspoon Morningstar Fellow for the entire academic year.

  • If selected, you will attend the National Training on [DATE] in Washington, DC.

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

References

Because the Grinspoon Morningstar Fellowship is highly competitive, ICC may rely on the input of those individuals who know you best during the selection process.

References may include professors, administrators, mentors, clergy, campus professionals, and pro-Israel professionals.

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