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Before you begin your application, please be sure that you are eligible to apply. Scroll down for detailed information on what criteria we ask applicants to meet. Applications received from individuals who are not eligible will not be considered.

Eligibility Requirements for Applicants from Bosnia & Herzegovina

Applicants to the Humanity in Action Fellowship must be one of the following:

  • currently enrolled  students from Bosnia & Herzegovina or at BiH-based colleges and universities; or
  • recent graduates (for the 2021 Fellowship, we define recent graduates as individuals who graduated 2019 and 2020).

If you are a Bosnian citizen studying at a foreign university, you are eligible to apply to the Humanity in Action Fellowship through Bosnia & Herzegovina. If you are a Bosnian student studying at a university in other Humanity in Action countries, you may also be eligible to apply through the Humanity in Action offices in those countries. Please contact those offices directly to confirm your eligibility.

If you are a non-BiH citizen studying at a university in Bosnia & Herzegovina, you are eligible to apply to the Humanity in Action Fellowship through the Bosnian office.

If you a student or recent graduate from and/or based in Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Poland, The Netherlands, the United States or Ukraine, please select this country’s name from this page to view their application information. If you are unsure through which country’s application you should be applying, please contact

Applicants may apply to both the Humanity in Action Fellowship programs in Europe and the John Lewis Fellowship in the United States through a single application and may indicate preference for one of more programs. However, they cannot choose their city of participation.

More questions? Please reference our FAQs page for more information.

Fellowship & Application Resources

Word een Fellow

Elk jaar onderzoeken Humanity in Action Fellows in zes steden in Europa en de Verenigde Staten hedendaagse maatschappelijke vraagstukken om discriminatie en toenemende polarisatie tegen te gaan.

01 Jaar lang

06 Steden

150 Fellows per jaar