Become a Contributor

The International Scholar is always striving for more contributors to expand our network of professionals. Join us as we pursue answers to the questions of tomorrow, examine the complex facets of foreign policy, and reflect on ideas that will reshape the global landscape in the 21st century.

Become an International Scholar:
Becoming an International Scholar means joining our international association, a collaborative network of young professionals in international relations and public policy, and sharing your Fresh Perspectives through The International Scholar’s Periodical, Journal, Podcast, and/or Blog. As an International Scholar, you will have the opportunity to research and publish your work alongside the next generation of global thought leaders, to expand your network to our growing pool of professionals, and to advance your expertise through collaboration, investigation, and ideation.

Become a Guest Contributor:
If you’re just interested in sharing your original work on our platform, you are more than welcome to submit your article for consideration. After working with our editing team to ensure your article is just right, we’ll publish and promote it through our social media channels.

Applying to Become an International Scholar:
To join our collaborative network, you must:

  • Be willing to write articles, editorials, and/or opinion pieces intermittently for The Periodical on International Affairs.

  • Be at least a junior of an accredited undergraduate university.

  • Study, have a degree in, or have some knowledge or interest in the fields of international affairs, economics, political science, law, or another related field (ex.: anthropology, sociology, history, etc).


  • Send your resumé or CV, short cover letter, and a brief editorial writing sample (excerpts or longer articles accepted) to

  • In your Cover Letter, please address the following:

    • Why do you want to become a member?

    • What do you think you can contribute to The International Scholar?

    • What are your professional aspirations in the next 10 years?

    • What are you most passionate about learning?

While the ITS is always looking for more contributors, at present, The ITS is especially interested in recruiting specialists in the fields of:

  • (International) Economics

  • Legal Affairs

  • Environmental Affairs / Climate Change

  • Southeast Asian Affairs

  • Latin American Affairs

  • Subsaharan African Affairs