Application guidelines

C4DT Digital Trust Fellowship Program



A full application submission will require you to:

  • Submit a current CV or resume, including a list of publications if applicable.
  • A policy paper proposal (max. 3 pages or approx. 1,500 words) focusing on the questions below. If you intend to stay more than 6 months, a second, separate proposal needs to be submitted.
    • What is the problem you are looking to address, what domain of digital trust does it belong to?
    • Why is now a critical time to be focusing on this topic?
    • What is the public policy dimension and desired impact of your work?
    • What potential use-cases could this policy paper speak to?
    • How do you plan on conducting research and developing your policy paper (please outline the methods that may inform your research and the proposed timeline)?
  • A motivation statement (max. 1.5 pages or approx. 800 words) that answers the following questions in short-answer format:
    • Why are you interested in the the C4DT Digital Trust Fellowship program and what do you hope to get out of the experience?
    • What is the intended duration of your stay?
    • What makes you a top candidate for this fellowship?
    • Tell us about a time that you worked on a project/initiative/research etc. from start to finish in the tech and public policy field or related area.
  • List three (3) references.


Up to 3 Fellows will be chosen from applications received on a rolling basis.

Email your complete package until 01. November 2022 (17:00 CEST) to