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2020 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program for Mid-Career Professionals

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 29, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on February 20, 2020
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The 2020 AsiaGlobal Fellows Program is an interdisciplinary global leadership development initiative for mid-career professionals with a strong interest and track record in public policy.

Based in Hong Kong, it is a 13-week residential program, running in 2020 from Aug 24 until Nov 20.

Activities:
- Weekly Lectures
- Organizational Visits and Networking Opportunities
- Study Trips to Asian Capitals
- Leadership Skills Workshops
- Knowledge Crossover with HK Community at Large
- Mentorship of HKU Undergrad
- Intra-Fellows Seminars
- To write a Policy Research Paper.

Applicants must:
1) be promising, mid-career professionals with 8-25 yrs of working experience;
2) be actively engaged in politics, policy-making, policy research, civil society, or business;
3) have a high-level of proficiency in English reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Benefits:
a) Monthly stipend to help with living costs in HKong
b) On-campus accommodation
c) Expenses for study tours.

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Applicants must also have: 1) a special interest in the Asian region; 2) an orientation towards finding solutions to the challenges of our complex world.

Applications are accepted until February 21, 2020.

For more information please visit https://tinyurl.com/ugaotfz

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 29
Jan 29

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 attests 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 proposal/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 stories too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Jan 29
Jan 29

Thanks, Ana.