Application Deadlines: Early spring semester

John Carroll Representative: Melanie Hahn

On-campus Resources: The Center for Global Education


Open to graduating seniors or master's students who have:
  • demonstrated excellent quantitative and qualitative research skills
  • demonstrated excellent written and oral communications skills
  • demonstrated excellent computer skills
  • demonstrable knowledge about the World Food Programme and its mission.
Application Process and Deadlines Submit the following application materials electronically to Be sure the subject line reads “WFP Application.”
  • Letter of interest (one page)
  • Resume
  • Two letters of recommendation, at least one them from a JCU professor, advisor, or supervisor, who can speak to your suitability for and capacity to undertake and succeed in the WFP fellowship.
Application Deadline is March 15, 2019. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

From the Website: World Food Program Fellowship Details

  • Six-month, full-time commitment to the World Food Program
  • Site: World Food Program headquarters in Rome, Italy
  • Approximate dates: September - February
  • Type of assignment: dependent upon skill set and assignment by WFP
  • Round-trip airfare at beginning and end of program (up to $1,700)
  • Housing stipend in Rome
  • Cash stipend of $1,250 per month for the six-month fellowship
Not included:
  • Insurance
  • Any expenses not listed as included, above