Atlas Corps Fellowship 2021/2022 [Funded to the United States]: Atlas Corps Fellowship hereby invites application from young world leaders for the 2021 fellowship cycle to be taken in the United States of America.
The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-18 month Fellowship to be taken in the United States and online for the top change leaders in the world. The fellowship will allow participants to engage in group activities as well as serve full-time at Host Organizations to develop leadership skills and learn effective practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities with other Fellows.
Through the Fellowship, Atlas Corps seeks to advance the United States Department Education and Cultural Exchange Bureau’s Mission to promote mutual understanding through people-to-people exchanges and to further U.S. foreign policy objectives by engaging international exchange visitors and American communities in a diversity of safe and enriching educational cultural and professional exchange programs.
To be considered for the Atlas Corps Fellowship in the United States 2021, applicants are to meet the following criteria:
- Two or more years of full-time professional experience working to address critical social issues;
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
- English proficiency (oral, writing, reading);
- Age 35 or younger;
- Citizens of EVERY country (except the U.S.) are eligible to apply to all our programs;
- Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-18 month Fellowship;
- Basic stipend that only covers food, shared housing, and local transportation
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the Atlas Corps Fellowship are required to register for an account and save their login information through the online application system.
The application includes a brief eligibility test to determine if applicants meet the basic requirements of the program. Once applicants pass that initial eligibility test, they will be asked to give information on their passport, travel/visa history, language skills, employment history, professional skills, and social issue areas. They will also be asked to complete three short essay questions.
A. An official transcript or diploma from previously attended universities.
B. Two Recommendations: Applicants are required to submit contact information for at least two recommenders who know them in a professional capacity
Application Deadline: 16 May, 2021