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U.S. Department of State 2024 Professional Fellowship for Africans

U.S. Department of State 2024 Professional Fellowship for Africans

U.S. Department of State 2024 Professional Fellowship for Africans

Are you an aspiring Leader who is moved to expand your knowledge and global experience? Then here is an opportunity for you to be a part of the U.S. Department of State 2024 Professional Fellowship for Africans and get to collaborate with leaders across Africa and the US.

It focuses on exchanging and implementing best practices for inclusive civic engagement. Every year, the program typically supports approximately 12 mid-career disability rights professionals (Fellows) from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Ethiopia to participate in a five-week Fellowship Program in the US.

This Professional Fellows Program is a fully funded scheme which is funded by the US Department of State to aid emerging leaders in Africa with focus on exchanging, and implementing best practices.

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Fellowship Summary:

Fellowship Sponsor(s): U.S. Department of State

Host Institution(s): US Host Organization

Fellowship Type: Fully Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study level: First Degree

Nationality: Africans

Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the US Department of State Professional Fellowship:

  • Be between 25 and 40 as of the first day of the Fellowship program
  • Citizens and resident of Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, or Ethiopia.
  • Applicants must be eligible to receive a US J-1 visa
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English
  • Minimum of two years of professional work experience
  • Ability to travel to the US for the five-week program duration

Benefits for the US Department of State Professional Fellowship:

  • Round-trip travel between home country and the US
  • Fellowship-related travel within the US
  • Travel interruption insurance
  • Accident and health insurance for the duration of the Fellowship in the US
  • Living accommodations in the US
  • Living allowance to cover meals, local transportation, and incidental expenses
  • Cultural allowance to spend on books and attending cultural events
  • Disability-related arrangements, if needed
  • An Internet hotspot

SEE ALSO: The Marlène and Paolo Fresco 2024 Fellowship for African Studies

Application Procedures for the US Department of State Professional Fellowship (How to Apply):

Interested applicants for the Professional Fellowship are to complete an online application and provide all the required information and documents on or before the application deadline.

Application Deadline: May 15, 2024 by 11:59 PM East African Time

For more information Visit the Official Website.

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