Housing and Community Development Fellowships
Housing and Community Development FellowshipThe HCD Fellowship program is funded by the City of Memphis' Division of Housing and Community Development and facilitated by the School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy (SUAPP) at the University of Memphis. The competitive program places highly qualified graduate students with government and nonprofit agencies and organizations that are leading community development efforts in Memphis. The program seeks to support the work of selected placement agencies while enhancing the education of selected student fellows. Selected students are paired with a placement agency, where they work for 20 hours per week (at no cost to the placement agency).
Agency EligibilityPlacement agencies will be selected based on the following criteria:
- Appropriateness of agency mission
- Demonstrated and potential ability to improve quality of life for Memphis neighborhoods and residents.
- Connection to priority areas/neighborhoods of the Memphis Division of Housing and Community Development.
- Clarity of the proposed fellowship scope of work and focus
Student EligibilityFull time graduate students in Anthropology, City and Regional Planning, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Public Administration and Social Work are eligible to apply. Students will be selected based on their academic and professional promise and their potential to contribute to selected placement agencies.
Student CompensationStudents receive an hourly paid wage and tuition remission.
The application period will for 2018-19 Fellows and Agencies will open Spring 2018.
For more information on the Fellowship program, call (901) 678-2161 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.