The SCI Fellowship Programme

The SCI fellowship programme is aimed at nurturing the talents of activists and enhancing their ability to challenge inequality, expand democracy, and promote reconciliation and human rights.

The SCI fellowship programme is not open for general applications. SCI seeks nominations from key informants in a range of relevant areas and geographies.

• Building Peace
• Managing Forced Migration with Dignity & Fairness
• Tackling Inequality & Advancing Human Rights
• Improving Strategy and Tactics for Social Change

The fellowships provide opportunities for activists to reflect on and document practice, to share and exchange ideas, skills and strategies, to broaden their skills and effectiveness through, for example, a period of study, reflection or exchange with other organisations.

SCI has a strong interest in exploring, testing and documenting new or better ways of achieving progressive social change. Tactics to be explored include, but are not limited to:
• Exploring the role of faith-based activism in divided societies
• Creating/protecting spaces for activism
• Exploring new forms of activism
• Seeking to improve the effectiveness of activism
• Documenting/sharing knowledge and successful approaches to activism

For more information on each of the fellows, please click here.

Fellowship News

  • Rachel Mullen

SCI Fellow Rachel Mullen Launches New Publication on the Power of Values

June 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Here Rachel Mullen summarises the key points in “Values-Led Organisations: Releasing the Potential of Values”. 

Civil society readily acknowledges its work as values-based. Whether we are working to tackle climate change, eliminate poverty, promote equality or […]

  • SCI CLicking

Convening of SCI Fellows & Mentoring Group in South Africa

May 9th, 2018|0 Comments

This short video gives a flavour of the convening which SCI held several months ago in South Africa bringing together the SCI fellows network and those involved in its migration mentoring scheme.  During the event […]

  • Craig Dwyer Blog Pic

Let’s Get It Done – Volunteering on the Australian Marriage Equality Campaign

October 10th, 2017|0 Comments

By Craig Dwyer

It was 3am Irish time when I got a phonecall from Tiernan Brady, Executive Director of the Equality Campaign in Australia, and Donegal native, asking me to volunteer on the Yes campaign […]

  • Celia McKeon

SCI fellow Celia McKeon: Reflections from the April 2017 Unyoke Retreat, South Africa

May 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

What metaphor would you use to describe how you see yourself in the current phase of your life? What are the major disappointments that have shaped your thinking? What is the one change you need […]

  • Sean and Marissa South Africa

SCI fellows share their experiences in New York and Capetown

October 18th, 2016|0 Comments

SCI fellows Séan Brady and Marisa McMahon are housing rights organisers with the Equality Can’t Wait campaign in Belfast.  In September and October 2016 they visited New York and Capetown as part of their fellowship, […]