U.S Embassy Has An Announcement

The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Leadership for Democracy Fellows Program is Now Accepting Applications- DEADLINE November 1, 2011

The MEPI Leaders for Democracy Fellowship (LDF) Program is an exciting, selective 3-month program in the United States for 25-40 young civic leaders from the Middle East and North Africa. The program begins with 6 weeks of academic coursework, where fellows focus on the concepts of leadership, democracy, communication, and conflict resolution among other issues.

After completing the academic portion of the program, participants engage in a 6-week professional assignment with a political, non-governmental, or public policy organization in Washington, DC.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

The program is open to young professionals between the ages of 25 and 40 with a bachelor’s degree and English language fluency.

Applicants should have 5 years of work experience, as well as demonstrated leadership skills and a desire.

Fellows’ travel to the U.S. must be unaccompanied. At the time of application and while participating in the program, Fellows must be citizens of Kuwait and cannot hold U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.

HOW CAN YOU APPLY?

Interested applicants should see our Fact Sheet HERE

IMPORTANT DATES:

The program in the U.S. will begin in March 2012 and conclude in June 2012.

For more information about the program, please e-mail: kuwaitmepi

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