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2020 South Africa Mandela Washington Fellow Program Logistics

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 30, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on November 30, 2019
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The U.S. Embassy South Africa Public Affairs Section, U.S. Department of State (PAS) has announced a 2020 South Africa Mandela Washington Fellow Program Logistics

The grantee will work cooperatively with the Public Affairs Sections in Pretoria, Durban, Cape Town, and Johannesburg to manage the logistics for participants in the 2020-2021 Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) Program.

The Fellowship provides 700 young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. college or university with support for professional development after they have returned home.

Award Ceiling / Floor US$35,000 / US$25,000.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) U.S. and South African registered not-for-profit organizations, including civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience;
2) For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply;
3) Only one proposal per organization.

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Mandela Washington Fellows (MWF) Program. MWF started in 2014 as a flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leader

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 30, 2019
Oct 30, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Anita Shrestha
Oct 30, 2019
Oct 30, 2019

Dear Sister
Thank you for sharing

Jill Langhus
Nov 01, 2019
Nov 01, 2019

Oh, wow! Thanks for sharing!