Apply For Young African Leaders Initiative, Jop Opportunity

Apply For Young African Leaders Initiative, Jop Opportunity

Apply For Young African Leaders Initiative, Jop Opportunity

The 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship application is open from September 13-October 11, 2017!

Click Here https://yali.state.gov/washington-fellowship/apply/ To Apply Now

Module Of Timeline
Application Open From September 13, 2017 And Will Be Closing On October 11, 2017

 

By January – February 2018 Semifinalists interviewed by local U.S. embassies and consulates Will Start

By Late March 2018 Applicants are notified of their status

By April – May 2018 Visa processing and Pre-Departure Orientations for finalists Kicks Up

By June 2018 Fellowship begins in the United States
Selection Process Also Follows

 

Here Are Things You Need To Know About Young African Leaders Initiative

The Young African Leaders Initiative Was Introduced By The Mandela Washington Fellowship

Which Activity Are on the merit-based open application and competition among aspirants?

As Of Data Application Is Still On Going, S You Need To Apply Before Th Deadline

After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Chosen semifinalists will be interviewed by the U.S. embassies or consulates in their home countries. If selected for an interview, applicants must provide a copy of their passport (if available) or other government-issued photo identification card to verify eligibility.

Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of

Race
Color
Gender
Religion
Socio-economic status
Disability,
Sexual orientation, or
Gender identity. T

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is open to young African leaders who meet the following criteria:

 

And Are between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application submission, although exceptional applicants younger than 25 will be considered. So Feel Free To Apply If You Are Younger Than 23 years and believe that you are exceptional

All Applicant Are Expected To

-Be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English.

-Are citizens and residents of one of the following countries:

Angola,
Benin,
Botswana,
Burkina Faso,
Burundi, Cameroon,
Cabo Verde,
The Central African Republic,
Chad,
Comoros,
Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),
Republic of the Congo,
Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti,
Equatorial Guinea,
Eritrea, 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,
Swaziland,
Tanzania,
Togo,
Uganda,
Zambia, and
Zimbabwe.

 

The U.S. Department of State and IREX reserve the right to verify all of the information included in the application.

In the event that there is a discrepancy, or information is found to be false, the application will immediately be declared invalid and the applicant ineligible.

Applications not meeting the above technical eligibility requirements will not be forwarded to the selection committee. If you do not meet the technical eligibility requirements for this program, we invite you to visit exchanges.state.gov for information on other U.S. Department of State exchange opportunities.

What are the criteria for selection?
Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

 

-A proven record of leadership and accomplishment in public service,
-Business and entrepreneurship, or civic engagement.
-A demonstrated commitment to public or community service, Volunteerism, or mentorship.
-The ability to work cooperatively in diverse groups and respect the opinions of others.-
-Strong social and communication skills.
-An energetic, positive attitude.
-Demonstrated knowledge, interest and professional experience in the sector/track selected.
-A commitment to return to Africa and apply leadership skills and training to benefit the applicant’s country and/or community after they return home.

 

Application Information

The application will collect basic information and will include questions regarding the applicant’s professional and academic experience, including educational background; honors and awards received; extracurricular and volunteer activities; and English language proficiency. We will also request a résumé (with dated educational and professional background), and personal information (name, address, phone, email, country of citizenship).

 

Additional elements, such as letters of recommendation or university transcripts, are OPTIONAL and may supplement your application.

Click Here https://yali.state.gov/washington-fellowship/apply/ To Apply Now

 

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