Ford Motor Company International Fellowships of 92nd Street Y

Deadline: 30 June 2015
Open to: community leaders who are living and working in Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Cuba, India, Israel, Jordan, Mozambique, Russia, Detroit, Michigan (USA)
Fellowship: airfare, accommodation, food, small stipend and other program-related expenses

Description

Ford Motor Company, a global corporation and world leader in corporate citizenship, and 92nd Street Y, the world’s first global Jewish community and cultural center, are announcing the 2016 Ford Motor Company International Fellowship of 92nd Street Y. The program includes a three-week residency in New York City and is designed to enhance the efforts of emerging leaders in communities throughout the world.

During the residency that will take place from 25 May-16 June 2016, Ford Fellows take classes in areas including nonprofit management strategy and leadership training at Columbia University’s Picker Center for Executive Education. The academic curriculum is complemented by visits to model nonprofits in New York City and meetings with academic, business and government leaders.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for this fellowship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a community leader engaged in the nonprofit sector, either professionally or as a volunteer.
  • Be living and working in one of the 2016 participating countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Cuba, India, Israel, Jordan, Mozambique, Russia, Detroit, Michigan (USA).
  • Be at least 21 years old ( by June 1,2016).
  • Be fluent in English.

Fellowship

The fellowship covers airfare, accommodation, food, transportation, instruction and other program-related expenses as well as a small stipend.

Application

In order to apply you should submit the following documents:

  • Application form;
  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Cover letter;
  • Two-page essay;
  • Two letter of recommendation (that must be sent directly by your references).

All materials must be sent via email to: [email protected] no later than 30 June 2015.

For further information please visit the official website.

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