Applications for the U.S. Department of State Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement 2023 are now open. The Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement is a professional program funded by the US Department of State for emerging leaders in Africa to exchange and implement best practices for inclusive civic engagement. The program will support approximately 12 disability rights professionals (Fellows) from Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Ethiopia to participate in a 5-week Fellowship Program in the US.
As a Fellow, you will learn approaches to inform your efforts to build and strengthen fully inclusive civic societies for people with disabilities in your country. The core of the program is an individual Fellowship with a US host organization. As a Fellow, you will select a key policy or practice issue related to disability and civic engagement in your country. This policy or practice issue will provide a focus for your individual Fellowship placement training and will inform the project that you will develop and implement upon returning home. This is called the follow-on project. The Fellowship training will also include weekly seminars, mentorship, and community service.
As a Fellow, you will receive funding and support for:
Applications are due by 11:59 PM EAT on Monday, May 15, 2023. The Fellowship Program will begin on approximately May 8, 2024, and end on approximately June 13, 2024. Note that Fellowship start and end dates may be subject to slight changes.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
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|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||US Department of State|
|Contact the organizer||[email protected]|