Deadline: 11 October 2017
- A six-week Academic and Leadership Institute
- A Summit in Washington, DC
- An optional six-week Professional Development Experience:
- Activities in Africa
- There is no fee to apply to the Mandela Washington Fellowship.
- If applicants are selected for the Fellowship, the U.S. government will cover all participant costs.
- Financial provisions provided by the U.S. Government will include:
- J-1 visa support
- Round-trip travel from Fellow’s home city to the U.S. and domestic U.S. travel as required by the program
- A six-week academic and leadership institute
- Concluding Summit in Washington, DC
- Accident and sickness benefit plan
- Housing and meals during the program
- An optional six-week Professional Development Experience (for up to 100 Fellows)
sexual orientation, or gender identity. The Mandela Washington
Fellowship is open to young African leaders who meet the following
- Are between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application
submission, although exceptional applicants younger than 25 will be
- Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
- Are eligible to receive a United States J-1 visa.
- Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.
- Are citizens and residents of one of the below mentioned countries.