Gus Hart Fellowship - 2014 Call for Nominations


The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is now accepting nominations of strong candidates from Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua for the 2015 Gus Hart Visiting Fellowship.The fellowship has been endowed by the Hart family to honor Gus Hart, distinguished cofounder of the Inter-American Foundation, whose lifelong interest in the Latin American and Caribbean region and long service to The Chicago Council served as an inspiration for many in Chicago.

Gus Hart Visiting Fellows are selected annually to spend one week in Chicago interacting with business, civic, academic, and media professionals in a program tailored to the Fellow’s interests and experience. The Fellow will deliver the Annual Gus Hart Lecture to a public audience and be honored at a dinner by the Chicago Council’s Board of Directors and other leading figures. The Fellow will receive a $10,000 honorarium and will be provided with transportation, room, and board for the stay in Chicago.

The deadline for submitting nominations is Monday, October 13, 2014.
Download the nomination form (PDF).

Past Fellows

2014 - Yoani Sánchez, Author and Blogger, Cuba

2013 - Salomón Chertorivski Woldenberg, Secretary, Economic Development, Mexico City

2012 - Sérgio Fausto, Executive Director, Fundação Instituto Fernando Henrique Cardoso (iFHC); and Denis Mizne, Executive Director, Lemann Foundation, Brazil

2011 - Sergio Jaramillo Caro, National Security Advisor to the President of Colombia

2010 - Henrique Capriles Radonski, Governor, State of Miranda, Venezuela

2009 - Claudio Orrego, Mayor of Peñalolén, a district of Chile's capital Santiago

2008 - Nicolás Ducoté, Cofounder and General Director of  the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies for Equity and Growth (CIPPEC), Buenos Aires, Argentina

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