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See application information below for opportunities for individuals, organizations, universities, and alumni. 

Note that many programs are not accepting applications at this time. For general questions, please contact, or see contact information for individual projects.

Approaching Deadlines

Due - October 27, 2014

The Community Solutions program welcomes community leaders from 62 countries around the globe to apply for a chance to participate in a four month U.S. fellowship with a local organization.

Due - November 5, 2014
Mandela Washington Fellows at the 2014 Young African Leaders Presidential Summit

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative. President Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa." The Mandela Washington Fellowship will bring 500 young leaders to the United States each year for academic coursework and leadership training and will create unique opportunities in Africa for Fellows to put new skills to practical use in leading organizations, communities, and countries. 

Due - November 17, 2014

Applications are currently being accepted until November 17, 2014. 

Due - December 5, 2014
Due - TBD
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The application for the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program in Eurasia & Central Asia (Global UGRAD)  is now closed. Please visit the webpage of the U.S. Embassy in your home country for application information.

Due - TBD
Global UGRAD

IREX welcomes applications from all institutions of higher education able to provide an intensive, dynamic, and high-quality undergraduate education and a memorable cultural experience.

Due - TBD

Due - TBD
ILEP consists of a semester-long academic program at a U.S. university, including coursework and intensive training in teaching methodologies, lesson planning, teaching strategies for their home environment, teacher leadership, as well as the use of computers for Internet, word processing and as tools for teaching.
Due - TBD

IREX seeks U.S. community-based, non-profit or other organizations, government offices or legislative bodies that have successfully implemented innovative community, civic engagement, or public private partnership projects to host, mentor and guide Community Solutions leaders.

Due - TBD
U.S. Department of State

Applications for the Crimea UGRAD program are now closed.