The Greater Good Science Center is offering the Hornaday Graduate Fellowship to UC Berkeley students whose work relates to the Center’s mission. The fellowship program aims to attract scholars from across a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, with a particular focus on the social-behavioral sciences.
Previous GGSC fellows have gone on to top research and teaching positions at universities nationwide, providing a significant boost to the science of compassion, resilience, altruism, and happiness. Read about former GGSC postdoctoral fellow Sarina Rodrigues and GGSC graduate fellow Laura Saslow’s trailblazing work on the genetics of empathy in this New York Times article.
The application deadline is April 16, 2014. Winners will be announced on May 16; funding starts September 1, 2014.