The Professional Fellows Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State Office for Citizen Exchanges in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, aims to strengthen the leadership capacity and professional skills of mid-level professionals from Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco engaged with non-governmental organizations who work to improve the status of women. Prior to filling out this application, please read through the eligibility criteria in the Professional Fellow Program Announcement to ensure that you meet the program requirements. Those accepted for this program will travel to the greater Washington D.C. area, Chicago, IL, or Seattle, WA in the US from October 16 to November 17, 2017 for fellowships with relevant U.S. based organizations NGOs. Following the US-based exchange, selected program participants will continue their involvement with an exchange in Egypt/Tunisia/Morocco in winter 2018, when they and their organizations will continue collaborating with American participants. Selected participants will also be expected to share information acquired through the exchange with their colleagues in home country in order to broaden the impact of this program. By signing this application form, candidates certify their willingness to fulfill the expectations for active and productive participation in this program.
HANDS values diversity and inclusion in all of our programs. Women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations during the application process and fellowship period can be made available to you upon request.
Please attach a detailed resume and two letters of recommendation to your application form.
The deadline to apply is Mai 1st, 2017.
Applications should be completed in English and submitted by email to:[email protected]
For further information on program specifics, please visit the HANDS website at www.handsalongthenile.com/causes/prospective-professional-fellows/