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2024 Young Leaders Fellowship

I have an exciting fellowship to share that I just found out about. It's called the: MCW Global's 2024-in-person Young Leaders Fellowship.

The Young Leaders Fellowship Program is a one-of-a-kind leadership opportunity open to all young people between 18 – 26 from all over the world who wish to address community projects in the areas of education, health, and economic security. The year-long program prepares young people to become leaders of change in their communities through leadership development, global citizenship, self-awareness, and vision planning.

And, a critical component of the program is mentorship –where participants are paired up with a mentor for the entire year to help them plan and implement a community project they wish to address. The program team, mentors, and mentees all work together to impact communities through innovative ideas and concrete projects, hence truly accomplishing the purpose of Local Change Through Global Exchange®.

What they offer:

MCW Global’s Young Leaders Fellowship begins with the Community Needs Assessment – A one-month community needs mapping that prepares young people, between the ages of 18-26, from around the world to understand their local communities better. After the community needs assessment, Young Leaders participate in a one-month intensive Virtual Program that helps them become leaders of positive change in their communities. After Virtual Learning, participants spend 10-months developing their action plans with support from alumni mentors.

Here's how it works:

The 2024 Young Leaders Fellowship will take place in New York, New York, and Burlington, Vermont, from July 9 – 18, 2024. Accommodations will be provided by New York University in New York and Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.

MCW requires all accepted participants to pay a $100 deposit fee by February 9, 2024. The deposit will be refunded to the participant in full on July 18, 2024, when they have successfully completed the in-person training program of the Fellowship. 

The deposit is required to cover all costs MCW Global may incur should a participant cancel after March 1, 2024. 

Payment can be made via Square or PayPal. If no payment is made by February 9, 2024, you will be considered to be no longer attending the Fellowship. 

If Square or PayPal are not operational in your country/territory, please contact MCW Global.

  • International Economy Flights for international participants 
  • Domestic Economy flights for United States participants
  • Housing from the evening of July 8 – July 18, 2024
  • Three meals per day from July 9 – July 18, 2024
  • Round Trip Travel from New York, New York to Burlington, Vermont
  • Public Transportation to/from JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark Airports
  • Passport Fees
  • Visa Fees
  • In-Country Costs (travel to the airport, extra baggage fees, etc.)

The deadline for applications is Sunday, November 12, 2023, 11:59 PM (NYC EST time).

To learn more:

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