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Leadership Fellowship Opportunity for Colleagues in the MENA Region

  • 1.  Leadership Fellowship Opportunity for Colleagues in the MENA Region

    Posted 28 days ago
    Dear Colleagues,
    This is an opportunity from World learning for candidates from the MENA region to participate in a Leadership Development Fellowship program. It has an English track that may be of interest. TESOL hosted an intern from this program this past year, and it was a rich exchange.

    Please see the announcement below:

    The application is now open for the 2020-2021 Leadership Development Fellowship (LDF Fellowship), which seeks to engage emerging leaders across sectors in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in identifying innovative ways to address social and economic challenges in local communities. The LDF Fellowship is supported by the U.S. Department of State's U.S.–Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) and implemented by World Learning.

    If you know any leaders from the MENA region who fit the eligibility requirements, please feel free to share with them both the attached flyer and application link: The application for the 2020-2021 LDF Fellowship will be open from January 20 to February 17, 2020.

    The LDF Fellowship is open to applicants between the ages of 28 and 35 with a minimum of a bachelor's degree and five years of civic engagement and/or social entrepreneurship experience. All applicants must be able to function comfortably in Arabic-speaking academic and professional environments, and applicants for the English track must also be able to function comfortably in English-speaking environments. For more information about the fellowship's eligibility requirements and selection criteria, please visit

    Heidi J. Faust
    TESOL International Association
    Director of Professional Learning & Research,
    Alexandria, Virginia USA