2016-2017 Hurford Youth Fellowship Application

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2016-2017 Hurford Youth Fellowship Application

Post by Admin on Sat May 07, 2016 3:53 pm

Applications are invited for Hurford Youth Fellowship Program.

The Hurford Youth Fellowship is organised by the World Youth Movement for Democracy (WYMD). The WYMD is a network that aims to support the development of sustainable democracy movements by empowering the next generation of democracy activists.The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program, facilitated by the World Youth Movement for Democracy, seeks emerging democratic leaders from around the world committed to building their leadership skills, enhancing their organizational talents, and harnessing their potential. In this program, three young activists spend four months per year at the World Movement for Democracy Secretariat in Washington D.C., during which time they contribute to the advancement of the World Youth Movement for Democracy.for a period of four months. Fellows from around the world are eligible to apply for this fully funded fellowship programme. The aim of the scholarship is to enable and encourage academically able students from any nationality.

To be eligible for the Fellowship, candidates must:
- be no older than 30 years of age.
- demonstrate strong interest in democratic activism and in the advancement of democracy in their respective communities, as well as worldwide.
- Youths affiliated with civil society organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

Fellowship Value
Each fellow will receive a monthly stipend for living expenses, plus basic health insurance and round trip travel to and from Washington, D.C. Stipends take into account the cost of living in Washington, D.C. Fellows are provided with a fully equipped office, including Internet and email access, and a limited budget for fellowship-related long-distance phone calls.

Application Process
Applicants are asked to submit the following:
Filled Applicant Form;
Two Letters of Recommendation;

Application Deadline
All application materials must be submitted by 18 May 2016

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