Year Fourteen: Developing Community Leaders
Wednesday, May 28 - Thursday, June 19, 2014
Applications accepted only from citizens and residents of: Brazil, P.R. China, Dominican Republic, Haiti, India, Israel, Myanmar, Russian Federation, Senegal, and Turkey. No additions / exceptions will be made.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM Each year, a group of 20-24 emerging leaders from different regions of the world are selected to become Ford Fellows of 92nd Street Y. The program includes a three-week residency in New York City and ongoing communication before and after the residency via telephone and email. Fellows are expected to complete reading, writing and group assignments prior to their residency to maximize the value of their fellowship experience and after their residency to evaluate its impact and success.
ELIGIBILITY Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, with several years of leadership experience. We seek candidates 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. Applicants must demonstrate fluency in English, have valid passports, and have regular access to a computer and the Internet. They may not be current recipients of other fellowships.
APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications must be postmarked or emailed by June 30, 2013.
*PLEASE NOTE: Only applications from the 2014 participating countries (Brazil, P.R. China, Dominican Republic, Haiti, India, Israel, Myanmar, Russian Federation, Senegal, and Turkey) will be considered. The countries change each year and are announced at www.92Y.org/ford by the end of December.
If you are eligible for the program and wish to apply, please complete the enclosed application form and email to: fordfellowship@92Y.org
FOR INFORMATION AND QUERIES
For more details, visit: www.92y.org/Uptown/International-Relations/Ford-Motor-Company-International-Fellowship/2014-Application-and-Brochure.aspx