Shinnyo Fellowship Program

A snapshot of the 2022 Shinnyo Fellowship Program Orientation!

The 2022-2023 Shinnyo Fellows, along with their university and partner organization supervisors, gathered together for orientation at the Shinnyo-en USA Head Temple in Redwood City, CA. The last two years of the Shinnyo Fellowship Orientation were held virtually, and while necessary it just wasn’t the same getting to know our Shinnyo Fellows and their supervisors …

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Addressing the Climate Crisis through the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Contributed by Sydney Cheung, Shinnyo Fellow, Chapman University In May 2020, I graduated from Chapman University with a major in Environmental Science and Policy, and was awarded the Shinnyo Fellowship. Although I was unsure what career I wanted to pursue then, I knew that the mission of Shinnyo-en Foundation aligned well with my values. I …

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Announcing the 2019-2020 Shinnyo Fellows!

Each year the Shinnyo Fellows immerse themselves in a year-long Fellowship in local, national and global communities. The Shinnyo Fellowship Program continues to collaborate with Chapman University, George Mason University, Seattle University, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University and Redwood City 2020. On August 8th, all of the Shinnyo Fellows came together with their respective …

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Shinnyo Fellowship Program’s Exciting New Shift!

For the academic year of 2016-2017, George Mason University and UC Berkeley joined Stanford University’s Haas Center for Public Service, the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities, and Redwood City 2020’s SPIN/Shinnyo Fellowship to create a post-undergraduate Shinnyo Fellowship Program. With this shift from predominantly undergraduate Fellows to a couple more post-undergraduate …

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A Shinnyo Fellow’s Reflection

Carolina Ornelas was the 2015-2016 SPIN Shinnyo Fellow from Stanford University. The SPIN Shinnyo Fellowship is a collaboration between Shinnyo-en Foundation, the John W. Gardner Center at Stanford, the Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford, and Redwood City 2020. During her fellowship year, Carolina supported youth development and community engagement projects at the Gardner …

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Welcome, 2015-2016 Shinnyo Fellows!

This past week, Shinnyo-en Foundation welcomed our 2015-16 Shinnyo Fellows! Shinnyo Fellows range from undergraduate to doctoral students who are recruited and selected by the Foundation’s four partner universities or organizations. Each partner awards year-long Shinnyo Fellowships in unique ways depending on how their programs have developed over the years to tailor to the strength …

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