MCW Announces the 2024 Young Leaders Fellowship in the USA

Young Leaders Fellowship
MCW Announces the 2024 Young Leaders Fellowship in the USA

MCW Announces the 2024 Young Leaders Fellowship in the USA

The MCW Young Leaders Fellowship for 2024 is now open for applications. This prestigious international exchange program, hosted in the United States, is tailored for young individuals from around the globe, aged between 18 to 26. The fellowship aims to hone leadership and management skills vital for addressing community challenges related to education, health, and economic security.

Program Highlights:

  • The fellowship spans a year, with a significant highlight being a 10-day visit to New York, USA, in July 2024.
  • There are no language proficiency requirements, such as IELTS or TOEFL.
  • The program encourages participants to develop innovative solutions for community enhancement.

Program Structure:

  1. One-Month Virtual Assessment: Initial phase involves community mapping and needs assessment.
  2. In-Person Component in the USA (10 days): Participants will travel to the USA in July 2024, focusing on a specific community issue they wish to address.
  3. Virtual Project Implementation: After the US visit, participants will implement their ideas in their home communities.

Location: The fellowship will take place in New York and Burlington, Vermont, from July 9 to July 18, 2024.

Scholarship Benefits:

  • International participants receive airfare tickets for international travel.
  • US participants get domestic economy flights.
  • Accommodations are provided from July 8 to July 18, 2024.
  • Three meals per day from July 9 to July 18, 2024.
  • Round trip from New York to Burlington, Vermont.
  • Public transportation to/from major New York airports.
  • Accommodations by New York University in New York and Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Commitment to community improvement.
  • Age between 18-26 at the start of the program (June 1, 2024).
  • Fluency in English.
  • Not receiving financial assistance from other sources.
  • Eligible for appropriate visa and travel documentation.
  • Application deadline: Sunday, November 12, 2023, 11:59 PM (NYC EST time).

For those interested in this transformative leadership opportunity, applications are now open. Detailed information and the application process can be found on the official Scholarships Ads website.