Apply Now: 2021 Carolina Fellowship Seminars with the Common Sense Society

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Common Sense Society:  2021 Carolina Fellowship


The Common Sense Society invites applicants for its 2021 Carolina Fellowship. This will be a five-day-long series of seminars exploring the foundational principles of the United States.

The Carolina Fellowship is a five-day-long intensive series of seminars that explore the foundational principles of the United States in the context of Western civilization. Intended for recent graduates, graduate students, and young professionals from North America who have demonstrated leadership potential, its purpose is to ground future leaders in the ideals of responsible liberty at an early stage of their academic and professional development. Convened in beautiful Bluffton, South Carolina, the program serves as a retreat where participants explore the interrelationships that exist between liberty, prosperity, and beauty while acquiring the necessary tools to further their education and become effective leaders in their respective communities and career fields.

The 2021 Fellowship will take place from July 26-30 at Montage Palmetto Bluff in South Carolina. All housing and meals will be provided, and Carolina Fellows will be awarded up to $500 for travel expenses.

Faculty will include preeminent writers and scholars like Dr. Niall FergusonDr. Bruce CaldwellCatesby LeighDr. Juliana PilonDr. Roger PilonDr. Jay RichardsJustin Shubow, and Dr. Christopher Tollefsen. Carolina Fellows will deepen their understanding of how the principles of Liberty, Prosperity, and Beauty work together to promote free and happy societies.

Session topics include:

  • Civic Engagement and Volunteerism
  • First Principles of Liberty
  • Constitutionalism, Law, and Democracy
  • The Nature of Human Rights
  • Economics and Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Policy and National Defense
  • Religion and Society
  • Architecture, Art, and Beauty
  • Leadership Virtues and Skills


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The application deadline is June 20, 2021.



From the organization:

Common Sense Society is an international network that promotes liberty, prosperity, and beauty—timeless principles that are the pillars of human happiness. With a community-centered model across North America and Europe, we educate 21st-century generations and inform public discourse. Our fellowships, curriculum resources, publications, cultural programs and events, and targeted national campaigns illuminate the common-sense ideas that have transformed the course of human history for the better. Even and especially now, the ideals of liberty, prosperity, and beauty change lives everywhere. Ultimately, we are cultivating a future that draws on the best of the past—a future that is free, flourishing, thoughtful, and full of enduring meaning.

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