Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Call for Applications: Ford Motor Company’s International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y

The Ford Motor Company’s International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y selects a group of 20-24 emerging leaders from select developing countries. The Fellowship offers a three-week residency in New York City (May 30-June 20, 2012) and ongoing communication before and after the residency via telephone and email. The program aims to enhance the efforts of community leaders around the world.

Applicants who are 21 years old or above can apply. In fact, the program encourages those candidates who have several years of experience in leadership to apply for the fellowship. 

 Applicants can be from a variety of backgrounds with the aim of creating a group of Fellows who will work well together and offer a diversity of views and experiences. Candidates  should be emerging leaders addressing issues whose resolution can have a significant  positive impact on their communities, on their countries, and—collectively—on the world.

The Fellowship is currently accepting applications from select countries such as Albania, Bolivia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ecuador, Haiti, India, Israel, Mongolia, Peru, Tunisia and Zambia.
The residency takes place Thursday, May 31 to Wednesday, Jun 20, 2011 in New York City. 

Airfare, accommodation, food, transportation, instruction and other program-related expenses are included in the fellowship and participants receive a small stipend upon arrival.

Applications to be submitted by 30 June 2011. For more information, visit this link.

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