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Lazord International Fellowship for Graduate students

/ 28 Jun 2021

Lazord International Fellowship for Graduate students

Type: Fellowship

Who: Students interested in improving their leadership and technical skills for their future careers in all sectors

What: ● be hosted for one year in a local non-profit or for-profit organization; ● receive a living stipend (based on local living costs); ● be offered a minimum of 18 training sessions by influential civil society leaders and professional trainers on an array of topics pertaining to civil society, management, leadership, team building, management skills, and much more; ● receive monthly mentoring sessions with professional mentors with civil society experience; ● have networking opportunities with professionals and influential individuals from all sectors – both local and international; ● attend the annual opening and closing International Conferences* with the regional cohort of fellows from all 3 countries.

When: 2021-2022

Where: Online, Tunisia, jordan, and Egypt

Program Length: 6-8 months

Deadline to Apply: 06 July 2021

Citizenship: Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Destination Countries: Egypt, Jordan, Online/Distance, Tunisia

Academic Subject(s): Social Work

Description:

The Lazord Foundation’s partner institutions have announced the opening of 2021-2022 Lazord Fellowship applications. The fellowship allows fellows to be hosted for one year at a nonprofit organization working on projects pertaining to the improvement of the common good, and to receive a monthly stipend. 

The fellowship is open to graduates who are interested in the field in Egypt, Tunisia and Jordan. After a competitive recruitment effort, Fellows are selected in each of the three countries and placed for one year in a local organization. The fellowship offers training, mentorship, and networking opportunities for fellows, guiding them through their year and helping them realize their full potential as responsible leaders.

Lazord Fellows will be joining a multi-dimensional program that seeks to empower its fellows to develop a critical understanding of civic engagement, and to improve their leadership and technical skills for their future careers in all sectors. 

The program achieves its mission through offering mentoring, providing job opportunities in organizations striving to advance the common good, and creating enriched educational opportunities.

Deadline : July 6, 2021

Benefits:

– be hosted for one year in a local organization;

– receive a living stipend (based on local living costs);

– be offered a minimum of 18 training sessions by influential civil society leaders and professional trainers on an array of topics pertaining to civil society, management, leadership, team building, management skills, and much more;

– receive monthly mentoring sessions with professional mentors with civil society experience;

– have networking opportunities with professionals and influential individuals from all sectors – both local and international;

– attend the annual opening and closing Lazord International Conferences with the regionalcohort of fellows from all three countries.

Eligibility:

– For public university graduates: open to all graduates from any field;

– For private university graduates: need-based scholarship granted for at least 2 years;

– Have graduated in 2019 or after;

– Proven record of being civically engaged;

– Ready to commit to a one-year full-time fellowship starting September 2021

– Be available to attend the annual Lazord International Conference from September 20 to September 24

– Have local residency status and authorization to work in the country of the fellowship to which you are applying

– Males applying from Egypt have to have received a certificate of exemption from military service, or be done with their service; graduates from 2018 are eligible to apply for this year’s fellowship only if they had a 3-year military service

How to Apply

For more information and to apply, please contact your local Lazord Chapter listed below:

– Egyptian applicants through this link

– Jordanian applicants through this link

– Tunisian applicants through this link.

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