Paulson Fellowships

About the Fellowship

Students are eligible to apply for a Paulson Fellowship that allows them to return to Southern Africa to pursue their own research, innovation project, or senior thesis research. Applications should include a 1-2 page (single-spaced) proposal and an itemized budget. The proposal document should describe the activities that the student would engage in, and the goals that would be accomplished with these activities.

To apply, send application materials to Michael Cox ( and Doug Bolger ( by April 1st.

Proposals closely aligned with the following priorities will have a greater likelihood of receiving funding:

Students who receive a Paulson Fellowship are expected to produce a writen report at the conclusion of their work.  See recent reports here: