For the 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the U.S. Department of State and IREX are looking for academic, professional, and regional experts to review and grade the applications. For the first nine years of the Fellowship, nearly 330,000 applications from 49 sub-Saharan African nations were submitted in order to fill about 6,500 Fellow positions. We greatly appreciate your skills and knowledge in aiding in the evaluation of the numerous applications.
|Title:||Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Readers|
|Nationality:||All Professionals working in Africa|
|Amount:||Fully Funded to the USA|
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The U.S. Department of State sponsors the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, which is run by IREX with money from the American government. It serves as the Young African Leaders Initiative’s (YALI) main program. The Fellowship offers exceptional opportunities for Fellows and American citizens to work together as they promote economic growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security throughout Africa and the United States. Young leaders are brought to the United States for academic study and leadership training.
The Fellowship will bring up to 700 young leaders to the United States in the summer of 2024 for a thorough executive-style program aimed at developing the Fellows’ leadership abilities in their respective industries and communities.
The Reading Period and Responsibilities
Readers will be in charge of assessing program applications in accordance with predetermined standards and a scoring criteria. For professionals or those pursuing degrees, this is a fantastic chance for volunteer professional growth and resume building.
The reading period will start on September 14, 2023, and last up to three times, with each reading session lasting roughly two weeks. It will end in early November. To examine about 40 applications, chosen readers will be allocated to one of the reading phases. The time investment is anticipated to be 10 hours altogether, with reading and scoring each application taking about 10-15 minutes.
- Academics and/or professionals who have experience working in Africa or on sub-Saharan African issues, or who have knowledge in one or more of the Fellowship’s theme areas (business, civic engagement, or public management), make excellent readers.
- Employees of the U.S. government and former Fellows are both eligible.
- Readers are ineligible to apply for the 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship, Fellowship Alumni from the 2023 cohort, and Alumni Recruitment Champions.
Readers will be in charge of assessing program candidates in accordance with predetermined standards and a scoring system.
Visit the Mandela Washington Fellowship for further details.