Call for Applications: Hurford Youth Fellowship Program

Hurford Youth Fellowship Program

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17 April, 2017.

The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program, facilitated by the World Movement for Democracy, seeks emerging democratic leaders from around the world who are committed to building their leadership skills, enhancing their organizational talents, and harnessing their potential.

Through the Hurford program, two young activists will spend four months at the World Movement’s Secretariat office in Washington, D.C., where they will expand their global network, learn lessons from activists involved in democracy movements around the world, and contribute to the development of the World Movement for Democracy and the World Youth Movement for Democracy.

Hurford Youth Fellows will conduct research, organize presentations and online discussions, as well as information-sharing sessions on key democracy issues. A project completed by the Fellows will be publicized and shared globally.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 17 April, 2017.

Eligibility

Applicants interested in the Hurford Youth Fellows Program must be no older than 30 years of age. They must demonstrate strong interest in democratic activism and in the advancement of democracy in their respective communities, as well as worldwide. Youth affiliated with civil society organizations are especially encouraged to apply.

English Language Requirement: A working knowledge of English is an important prerequisite for participation in the program for general communication purposes. All application materials must be submitted in English.

Hurford Youth Fellow applications can be found here. Applications for 2017-2018 are being accepted from March 1, 2017 until April 17, 2017. 

For more information and application materials, please visit MoveDemocracy.org.

Additional information can be located in the Fellowship Booklet.

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