The James and Florence Peacock Fellowship gives UNC-Chapel Hill students the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment alongside our Kibera staff.
The application period for the 2015 Fellowship is now closed. All submitted applications are now under review. For those who have submitted, please note:
Applications for this fellowship require at least 1 letter of recommendation. Please have your recommender(s) send your letter(s) of recommendation via email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or via mail to:
Carolina for Kibera
Attn: Peacock Fellowship Applications
301 Pittsboro St Ste 3002 CB 5145
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5145
All letters must be postmarked by December 1, 2014. If sent via campus mail or email, all letters must be received by December 1, 2014.
About the fellowship:
The yearlong fellowship begins in the spring semester with orientation, campus activity involvement and project formulation with CFK staff. In the summer, fellows travel to Nairobi, Kenya and spend a minimum of eight weeks implementing their project in Kibera. They will complete their project and help tell the story of Kibera on campus upon return to UNC. The fellowship includes a small stipend and other scholarship/grant opportunities are available through the Center for Global Initiatives.
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