Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Atlas Corps Fellowship for NGO Leaders in the United States

Deadline: 22 March 2014
Atlas Corps is accepting fellowship applications from individuals around the world to serve in the United States as Atlas Corps fellow. The major aim of the fellowship program is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.
The fellowship is awarded three times a year. Applicants can apply any time during the year, if one deadline is missed, the application is considered for another deadline.
Benefits to the fellows –
    Visa Expenses (reimbursement)
    Participation in One week orientation and Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series Training Program
    Placed for 50-week volunteer position at a U.S. nonprofit organization
    Health Insurance
    Travel Expenses (economy class round trip from and to fellow’s home country and fellowship host city)
    Living stipend
    End of Service Award of $1,000.
Timeline –
    January Fellowship – Deadline is 15 July of former year
    May Fellowship – Deadline is 8 November of the former year
    September Fellowship – Deadline is 22 March of the same year
Eligibility Criteria –
    Applicants must have 2 or more years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/NGO/social sector.
    Applicants must hold Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
    Applicants must have English language proficiency and must be 35 years or younger.
    U.S. citizens are not eligible for the U.S. Fellowship.
    Applicants must be committed to return to her/his home country after the 6-18 month fellowship.
    Applications must be submitted via online application system.
Application materials are – completed online application form, letters of recommendation (two to three).
For more information, please visit Apply to Serve in US page.

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