The MCW Young Leaders Fellowship 2024 is another exchange program in the USA for people from around the world. The Young Leaders Fellowship is a kind of leadership opportunity open to all young people between 18 – 26 from all over the world. The program focuses on management skills, and leadership skills needed to address the areas of education, health, and economic security.
The MCW Young Leaders Fellowship is a year-long program out of which participants will spend 10 days in New York, USA in July 2024. IELTS, and TOEFL are not required. I have also written an article on the List of US Exchange Programs 2024. Go read it I am sure you will like it. The MCW YLF is open to Bachelor, Master, and PhD students from any background. Just come up with an idea. More details are given below.
Details About MCW Young Leaders Fellowship 2024, USA
- Host Country: United States
- Location: New York
- Program Dates: 10 Days in the USA (July 2024)
- Financial Coverage: Fully Funded
- Deadline: 12th November 2023
How the MCW Young Leaders Fellowship Program will Start?
1 Month Virtual Assessment: The program will start with intensive community mapping and needs assessment. Young leaders will be provided with tools and knowledge to asses their community.
In Person in the USA (10 days): Young Leaders will travel to the United States in July 2024 for 10 days. Participants will come to the fellowship with an issue in the community they want to address.
Virtual Project Implementation: After coming back from the United States participants will implement those ideas and execute them in their communities.
Young Leaders Fellowship Location in the USA
The 2024 Young Leaders Fellowship will take place in New York, New York, and Burlington, Vermont, from July 9 – 18, 2024.
- International Economy Airfare tickets 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
Accommodations will be provided by New York University in New York and Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.
I told you people earlier that the US is a land of Opportunities and it will be the land of opportunities tomorrow as well.
I encourage you to go for it.
- Young leaders from all around the world are eligible.
- Young leaders can be from any field, discipline, or background.
- Identify an issue in their community in the areas of education, health, or economic security
- Be between the ages of 18-26 at the start of the program (June 1, 2024)
- Be fluent in written and spoken English.
- Be eligible for appropriate visa and travel documentation.
Submit a completed application for the MCW Young Leaders Fellowship 2024 on or before Sunday, November 12, 2023, 11:59 PM (NYC EST time).
MCW YLF 2024 Timeline
- December 4, 2023: First-round Decisions Sent Out; Shortlist Candidates Notified; Second-Round Application Opens
- December 15, 2023: Second Round Application Closes
- January 10 – 19, 2024: Interviews with Alumni
- January 26, 2024: Acceptances Sent Out
- February 2, 2024: Confirmation of Acceptances
- February 9, 2024: Confirmation of Visa Interview Date and Deposit
- June 1 – June 30, 2024: Community Needs Assessment
- July 9 – July 18, 2024: In-Person Training Program – Young Leaders Fellowship in New York, New York, and Burlington, Vermont
- Application Form in English
- Two Letters of recommendation
Note: 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, after arriving in the USA.
How to Apply for the MCW Young Leaders Fellowship 2024?
You can apply online. Click on the Apply Now button on the official website. Start your application. The Link is given below.