Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Asfari Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs.


The fellowship is open to citizens of Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine or Syria, and displaced citizens of these countries living elsewhere in the Middle East. 

Applications will be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries. 


It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.


The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.’