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U.S. Embassy in Algeria: Tomorrow’s Leaders Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 1, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on December 3, 2020

U.S. Embassy in Algeria is inviting applicants for  Tomorrow’s Leaders Program – a MEPI initiative for capable and highly motivated high school seniors in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) who are from underserved backgrounds.

The program intends to nurture leadership skills and the spirit of civic engagement and volunteerism among outstanding students at the American University of Beirut (AUB), the American University in Cairo (AUC), and the Lebanese American University (LAU). Selected students will join the 559 Tomorrow’s Leaders who have participated in this program.

Tomorrow’s Leaders may pursue an eligible undergraduate degree in a selected field at one of the three host institutions and should be prepared to begin the program in the fall 2021 term.

Participants are expected to maintain at least a 3.0 GPA, engage in community service activities, and participate in career-relevant internships.

Students may also have an opportunity for a study abroad semester in the United States.

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The program will provide four-year university enrollment and internship opportunities at select institutions of higher learning in the MENA region. The primary objective of MEPI’s Tomorrow’s Leaders program is to build a cadre of university-age leaders who are civic-minded, intellectually able, and professionally skilled, who will become community, business, and national leaders in
the future.

Eligibility Criteria:
1) Current high school senior or applicant who graduated from high school in 2020;
2) A citizen or national of Algeria;
3) Strong academic credentials;
4) Proficiency in written and spoken English with a minimum of 55 for the TOEFL iBT® that is less than two years old;
5) Students who qualify may be eligible for up to one year of intensive English language  training;
6) Maturity, flexibility, and leadership potential;
7) Must maintain a high GPA and pass high school leaving exam in final year;
8) Ability to start the program in August/September of 2021.

For more information, please visit https://dz.usembassy.gov/tomorrows-leaders-program/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 02, 2020
Nov 02, 2020

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 by calls such this one);
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. Don't forget to visit regularly the World Pulse website and:
a) Go to Menu (left upper corner);
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c) Type the name of your country in the Search space;
d) Then search for offers thay may 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
Nov 02, 2020
Nov 02, 2020

Thanks, Ana.

UCHE LIN
Nov 05, 2020
Nov 05, 2020

Thank you Ana! always on point! will share to my network of concern.