Applicants for Fellowship 1 must be citizens of and born in Argentina; applicants for Fellowship 2 must be citizens of and born in a South American country, except Argentina; while applicants for Fellowship 3 must be citizens of and born in any country of South America, including Argentina. That it is to say that only citizens of and born in Argentina can apply for Fellowship 1; only citizens of and born in a South American countries except Argentina can apply for Fellowship 2: i.e. Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay, and Venezuela; and only citizens of and born in any South American countries (including Argentina) can apply for Fellowship 3: i.e. Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
In the three cases, applicants must be in the early stages of their careers, and have proven experience in both of the following two fields: in academia, they must have either completed a postgraduate degree (master or doctorate) within the past 15 (fifteen) years or are currently working towards a postgraduate degree; in politics, public service, or in civil society, they must be either currently working or have previously worked in public service organizations of the state at the national, provincial, or municipal levels, or in a registered non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Applicants must have verifiable experience of a minimum of 4 (four) years and maximum of 15 (fifteen) years in politics, public service, or in civil society.
Applicants must submit a copy of their postgraduate degree(s) or graduate certificate in progress, in addition to certificates showing proof of employment. Applicants are required to have English proficiency (Internet-based TOEFL exam score of at least 100, or another test issued by another institution of equivalent level).