The wait is over. The United States Institute of Peace is now accepting applications for Generation Change Fellows Program 2019. The Change Fellows Program is a fully funded short term program for the youth of Afghanistan and Pakistan in United States. The duration of the fully funded fellowship in USA is 5 days.  The Change Fellows must be able to read, write and speak English.

The USIP Fellowship is fully funded US Fellowship and all the expenses will be covered by the USIP.  USIP will pay for participant airfare, lodging, meal, and visa expenses. If You are interested in some other fully funded United States Exchange program, Here is  Hansen Summer Institute 2019 [Fully Funded 6 Weeks Program to USA] & Fully Funded RIPS 2019 Summer Internship in United States of America 

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan institution established and funded by Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to manage international conflict without violence. USIP aims to “think, act, teach, and train” across the spectrum of international conflict prevention, management, and resolution and to help societies in the period of post-conflict stabilization

Generation Change Fellows Program between 18 and 35 years old. They hold leadership roles within civic organizations and are actively working to positively impact their community. The Fellows have earned trusted and legitimacy within their community through their demonstrated commitment to their work. 

Generation Change Fellows Program 2019 Details

Host Country: 

  • United States of America

Host Organisation:

  • United States Institute of Peace USIP

Program Duration:

  • 5 Days

Program Dates:

  • March 20-24

About Generation Change Fellows Program:

  • The Generation Change Fellows Program (GCFP) is dedicated to strengthening the capacity of civically engaged youth leaders as they emerge as peacebuilders in their communities.
  • By delivering training in effective leadership, conflict management, providing online courses and other resources, and fostering a global learning community.
  • Additional skills, knowledge, support, and resources needed to increase their resilience as peacebuilders and civic leaders, manage conflict at a local level and increase the effectiveness of their peacebuilding programs.

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About the Training:

  • The five day program will deliver training in effective leadership, conflict management, and prejudice awareness and reduction in order for these emerging leaders to increase their resilience and have a greater impact on their respective communities.
  • The training will provide a safe space for participants to share ideas, gain new tools, practice constructive conversations, and better understand conflict resolution, especially as it relates to their country.
  • It will also expose participants to experts in the leadership development and conflict resolution fields.

Financial Support:

The Generation Fellowship is fully funded US fellowship and it covers:

  • USIP will pay for participant airfare, lodging, meal, and visa expenses. 

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must live and work in Afghanistan or Pakistan.
  • Must be 18-35 years old.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Must hold a leadership role in an organization that does peacebuilding work.
  • Must possess a willingness to participate and learn from peers and facilitators
  • Must have a passport that is valid through October 2019

How to Apply for Generation Change Fellows Program 2019?

Click on the APPLY NOW button to proceed to 2019 online application. Application form is very easy to fill. Don’t wait till last. Apply as soon as possible.Please answer the following question with as much detail as possible in no more than 400 words.

Application Deadline:

  • The Last Date to Apply for the Generation Change Fellows Program 2019 is January 10, 2019
Selected participants will be notified by email by January 20, 2019. If you are not notified by this time, you have not been selected.
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Deadline is January 10, 2019