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The Atlas Corps Fellowship: MENA Entrepreneurship Initiative 2019 for social change leaders (Fully Funded to the United States)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 15, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 14, 2019
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Atlas Corps Fellowship logo

The MENA Entrepreneurship Initiative, a special initiative within the Atlas Corps Fellowship, is supported by the U.S. Government and is specifically looking to recruit emerging business professionals from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia for a 12-month professional fellowship in the United States.

Fellows will increase their business acumen while serving in leading corporations, private companies, b-corps, and organizations that promote entrepreneurship through hands-on experience while developing person-to-person connections to learn effective business practices.

— Two or more years of relevant experience
— Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
— English proficiency (oral, writing, reading)
— Age 35 or younger
— Citizens of MENA countries.

Participants in this fellowship receive health insurance, flight and visa costs, and a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing).

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Applicants should go through the same online application process as other applicants for the Atlas Corps Fellowship.

Deadline for Fellowships beginning in January or April 2020: August 15, 2019.

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Wow. What a great opportunity! I hope it doesn’t have an age limit. Thanks for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 16
Jul 16

Age 35 or younger...

Thank you’

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

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