The fellowship program includes in total 5 fellows, selected on a competitive basis, for a 6-month period starting from November 2020. Four out of five fellows are be local senior students, recent graduates or 1st year master students, while one fellowship position was announced for foreign students studying at local universities. The fellows attend an intensive training on Academic Writing, Qualitative Research Methods, Quantitative Research Methods, and Data Visualization with Power BI during weekends in November 2020. In order to assess the learning objectives of the training, the quizzes and assignments during the training sessions are conducted. The fellows write an analytical essay during the second and third month of their fellowship program. The remaining three months are dedicated to working on their research papers. The online webinars by professionals and experts also be conducted during the program. The working language of the fellowship program is English. Furthermore, junior fellows support EPF/CRRC Azerbaijan in its day-to-day operation supporting program activities up to 80 hours within 6-month program. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Junior Fellowship Program 2020-2021 is conducted online. A supervisor from a local university, think-tank or NGO are assigned for each fellow for research and analytical essay, whereas EPF/CRRC Program Manager supervises the delivery of daily work related to program activities.