Deadline: April 15, 2016 | Views: 529

Type: Fully Funded.

Applications are invited to participate at The YSEALI Professional Fellows Program 2016.

The YSEALI Professional Fellows Program is a professional development exchange program for the best and brightest community leaders from ASEAN, working in the fields of civic engagement, NGO management, economic empowerment, governance, legislative process, environmental and natural resources management. The YSEALI Professional Fellows Program provides participants a month-long fellowship at U.S.-based non-profit or other organizations, government offices or legislative bodies. Fellows will work with community leaders to enhance their practical expertise, leadership skills and professional contacts to address issues in their home communities.

The Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) is President Obama’s signature program to strengthen leadership development and networking in ASEAN, deepen engagement with young leaders on key regional and global challenges, and strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and young Southeast Asian leaders. The YSEALI Professional Fellows Program is part of the broader Professional Fellows exchange program. For more information on the Professional Fellows Program, click here. For more on YSEALI, clickhere.

Eligibility:

Participants must:

  • Be community leaders, ages 25-35, currently employed and with at least two years of professional experience at the time of application;
  • Have a track record of making an impact in their community, institution or company;
  • Be proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application;
  • Be a citizen of, and currently residing in, one of the ten ASEAN member nations.

Application Information:

The program application for the YSEALI Professional Fellows Program is open from March 1 – April 15, 2016. Applicants are limited to applying to only one exchange listed below.

  • Economic Empowerment: An exchange focused on economic empowerment for young professional leaders from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
    APPLY HERE (Application Deadline: April 30)
    American Councils.
  • Environmental Sustainability: An exchange focused on the field of environmental sustainability for young professional leaders from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
    APPLY HERE (Application Deadline: April 30)
    International City/County Mgmt Association.
  • Legislative Process and Governance / Civic Engagement: An exchange focused on municipal legislative process and governance for young local government leaders from Brunei, Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
    APPLY HERE (Application Deadline EXTENDED: April 30)
    International City/County Mgmt Association.
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