Mandela Washington Fellowship 2025 for Young Africans

Mandela Washington Fellowship 2025 for Young Africans

Mandela Washington Fellowship 2025 for Young Africans

The U.S. Government and IREX are thrilled to welcome applications from suitably qualified African students for the six-week Mandela Washington Fellowship 2025 for Young Africans happening at the Leadership Institute at a U.S. college or university.

The Fellowship will raise 700 young leaders to the United States for an executive program that is built to energize young fellows to be a great leader in their various sectors and communities.

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Fellowship Summary:

Fellowship Sponsor(s): U.S. Government and IREX

Host Institution(s): Not specified

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: All study levels

Duration: 6 weeks

Nationality: Africans

Requirements and eligibility criteria Mandela Washington Fellowship 2025 for Young Africans

  • Between 25 and 35 on or before the application deadline; exceptional applicants aged 21-24 will also be considered.
  • Must not be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Eligible to receive a United States J-1 visa.
  • Not employed by or an immediate family member of a U.S. Government entity.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Citizen and resident of one of the listed African countries.
  • Are citizens of one of the following countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe,
  • Must not be an Alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship.

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Application Procedures for Mandela Washington Fellowship 2025 for Young Africans (How to apply);

Apply online before the deadline. For questions, contact the Fellowship Team at MWFellowship@irex.org.

Application Deadline: September 2024

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Webpage.

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