2015 Atlas Corps Paid Overseas Fellowship Positions in USA and Latin America 


2015 Atlas Corps Paid Overseas Fellowship Positions in USA and Latin America , and applications are submitted till July 15, 2014.  Atlas Corps overseas fellowship is a 12-18 months professional fellowship awarded for international applicants to serve full-time at host organizations located either in the USA or Latin America. Fellows will develop their leadership skills while sharing best practices and supplement daily knowledge with theoretical topics presented in the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series. This prestigious fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing) and health insurance. Full details:

School(Institutions/ Country): | USA and Latin America

Level: Fellowship ( for 12-18 months professional fellowship)

Field(s): Fellows develop their leadership skills while sharing best practices and supplement daily knowledge with theoretical topics presented in the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series.

Deadline: July 15, 2014 for the January class, but applications accepted year-round.

Funded By: Atlas Corps

Beneficiaries(Target Groups): 2015 Atlas Corps Paid Overseas Fellowship is targeted for International Students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified

Scholarship Duration: For USA: The Atlas Corps Fellowship lasts 6-18 months and is offered three times a year. In Latin America: The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-months professional fellowship offered twice a year (March & September).

Scholarship covers: This prestigious fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing) and health insurance.


Description

Atlas Corps is an international network of nonprofit leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st century challenges.

Our mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.

Profiled as a “best practice” in international exchange by the Brookings Institution and featured in the Washington Post as a model social entrepreneurship program, Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 12 to 18 months, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global change makers.

The 2015 Atlas Corps Paid Overseas Fellowship is a 12-18 months professional fellowship offered three times a year for nonprofit leaders from around the world.

Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations located either in the United States or Latin America works on issues that complement their expertise.

Fellows develop their leadership skills while sharing best practices and supplement daily knowledge with theoretical topics presented in the Atlas Corps Nonprofit Management Series.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible for the 2015 Atlas Corps Paid Overseas Fellowship , you must meet the following requirements:

‣ 2 or more years of relevant experience in the nonprofit/NGO/social sector

‣ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


‣ Spanish and English proficiency (oral, writing, reading)


‣ 35 years or younger

‣ Applying to volunteer in a country other than where you are from

‣ Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-18 months fellowship.

Notification:

‣ Most final decisions will be made by November 1-30 for January fellowship.

Scholarship Application Method

‣ All applications are to be submitted online.

‣ Scholarship Applications are due on July 15, 2014 for the January class, but applications accepted year-round.

‣ Application forms and guidelines can be download from the official website

‣ It is important to read the application procedure, and visit the official websites (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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