The 2013 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y
New York, US
|Scholarship / Financial aid: the fellowship includes also the costs of a residency|
Deadline: June 30, 2012
Open to: community leaders who are citizens and residents of China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Israel, Lesotho, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa and Swaziland
The 2013 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y is only accepting applications from community leaders who are citizens and residents of China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Israel, Lesotho, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa and Swaziland.
A successful applicant must demonstrate that he or she:
•is a community leader engaged in the nonprofit sector, either professionally or as a volunteer;
•is successfully addressing issues that affect the community’s well-being; and
•would benefit from an intensive three-week nonprofit management training course in New York.
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 (May 29-June 19, 2013) 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.
Applicants must be 21 years of age or older, though younger applicants should note that we are looking for candidates 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
Applications must be postmarked or emailed by June 30, 2012.
*PLEASE NOTE: Only applications from the participating countries (China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Israel, Lesotho, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa, and Swaziland) 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
Or post-mail to:
Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y
92nd Street YM-YWHA
1395 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10128
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