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2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship Program | Fully Funded to the USA

The Hurford Youth Fellowship Program seeks to build leadership skills and harness the potential of young democracy activists from around the world.

Each fellow will receive a monthly stipend for living expenses, plus basic health insurance and roundtrip travel to and from Washington, D.C.. Stipends take into account the cost of living in Washington, D.C..

This post will tell you all you need to know about the fellowship and the procedure to follow to successfully apply for it.

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2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship Summary

  • Host Country: USA
  • Study Abroad: Study in USA
  • Category: Fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship | Living Stipends | Travel Costs 
  • No IELTS Required
  • Deadline: July 31, 2024
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2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship Details:

Through the Hurford Youth Fellowship program, youth activists spend three months in Washington D.C., during which they expand their global network, learn lessons from activists from democracy movements around the world, and contribute to the development of the World Movement for Democracy.

Fellows will be expected to organize online discussions to generate active engagement among youth activists around the world.

Hurford Youth Fellows will engage in strategic meetings, conduct research, and organize and lead presentations, and information-sharing sessions on the following specific areas outlined in the “What’s Next? Youth Declaration:”

  • Expanding Civic Space for Young People
  • Countering Disinformation
  • Building Citizen-Centric Accountability
  • Delivering Democracy
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Eligibility Requirements for 2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship

To be considered for the 2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship, you must note the following:

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  • Applicants interested in the Hurford Youth Fellows Program must be no older than 30 years of age.
  • They must demonstrate a strong interest in democratic activism and in the advancement of democracy in their respective communities, as well as worldwide.
  • Youth affiliated with civil society organizations are especially encouraged to apply.
  • English Language Requirement: A working knowledge of English is an important prerequisite for participation in the program for general communication purposes.
  • All application materials must be submitted in English.

Benefits of 2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship Program

  • Each fellow will receive a monthly stipend for living expenses, plus basic health insurance and roundtrip travel to and from Washington, D.C..
  • Stipends take into account the cost of living in Washington, D.C.. Fellows are provided with fully equipped office space, including internet and email access, and a limited budget for fellowship-related long-distance phone calls.
  • The International Forum for Democratic Studies assists fellows with the documentation needed to obtain visas.

Required Documents for 2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Application Form
  • C.V./Resume; and
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Project proposal (Your proposal, in no more than 1200 words, should describe the steps you will take to organize and complete your fellowship project (online discussions, research, strategic meetings)).
    All application materials should be uploaded to the application portal.

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How to Apply for 2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship (Step by Step)

To apply for the 2024 Hurford Youth Fellowship, interested and qualified applicants should;

  • click on the button below to visit the application page
  • proceed to read the details provided on the page and proceed to APPLY.
  • All application materials should be uploaded to the application portal.
  • Your project proposal is the most important part of your fellowship application. It should be clear, concise, and comprehensible to individuals outside your own field or concentration.
  • For more details about the fellowship, click HERE.

Deadline: July 31, 2024

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