U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce that U.S.-based NGO Atlas Service Corps, Inc. (Atlas Corps) is currently accepting applications for its Atlas Corps Fellowship for the April 2020 class and beyond. The fellowship is a 12-18 month program in the United States for the world’s top social change leaders to expand their networks and develop professional skills. Atlas Corps accepts applications for the fellowship year-round, but the priority deadline to apply for placements beginning in April 2020 is November 3, 2019.
Fellows serve full-time at host organizations to develop leadership skills and learn effective practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities with other Fellows. Participants in this prestigious fellowship receive health insurance, flight and visa costs, and a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing).
The Fellowship is open to non-U.S. citizen youths (ages 35 or younger) with a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, two or more years of relevant experience, and working-level proficiency in English (oral, writing and reading). Applicants must have a commitment to return to their home country after their 12-18 month fellowships.
Atlas Corps an international network of social sector leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st-century challenges. Its mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled nonprofit professionals.
To learn more about the program, applicants are encouraged to visit Atlas Corps website: https://atlascorps.org/