Follow all the steps of this application guide to learn how to Apply for Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program. In this online application guide, you will learn about three main steps: Creating XID Account, Updating Profile Information in CARAT and Applying to the Crossroads Summer Program in Dubai. Read carefully and follow all the steps for the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program application process.
The Program is a prestigious and a fully-funded career development opportunity for students from across the world, who are the first member of their family—or the first generation within their family—to attend university and facing challenges of financial and social circumstances. Following a rigorous multi-stage evaluation process, exceptional students are selected from a diverse applicant pool to take part in this unique educational experience.
The duration of the Harvard University Leadership Program is one week and it will be held in Dubai. No IELTS/TOEFL is required for the online application and there is no application fee of the Dubai Crossroads summer exchange program. For more details about the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program, Please Click Here.
How to Apply for the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program:
To apply for the Crossroads Program, you will need to first create an XID account, then complete an online application through CARAT. To begin the application process, please follow the visual instructions by clicking the button below. Please note that it may take up to 24 hours to access your CARAT account once you have registered for your XID. Ensure you allow at least 48 hours to complete your application.
You MUST do this in order to apply. While applying for an XID make sure to fill in your Email Address, First Name, and Last Name. Please choose “Please use my email address as my login id” when prompted. Plan to apply at least 48 hours before the deadline to avoid any issues
Once you fill in this information and click “Register” you will be taken to the below screen. The screen should say that your account has been created successfully. If you ever need to change your password or edit your XID account, you may go back to this link.
Login to the email that you provided when requesting an XID and follow the instructions on the email from the XID system. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder. Please make sure to do this step before applying through CARAT.
Follow the instructions detailed in the email.
When you click on the “Activate XID” link listed in the email, you will be taken to the below page. Please enter the temporary secret key password included in the email:
After you enter and submit the temporary secret key password, you will be taken to the below page. Please create a challenge question, response, and password. You will be using this password to log into CARAT.
After you set up your password and challenge question, you will be taken to this screen. PLEASE WAIT 24 HOURS BEFORE LOGGING INTO CARAT.
Success! You can now login to CARAT here with the XID details you’ve just created. Please toggle to the “XID” tab on the login page. (Make sure that it says “XID LoginID”). You can enter the email address and password that you provided when requesting an XID.
Update Profile Information in CARAT
When you are able to login to CARAT, you will be taken to the below page. Please fill out all fields of the requested information on the “My Profile” tab (please enter N/A when asked for “Visa Type”). Click “Save My Changes” at the bottom of the page, then click on the below link to complete your
application to the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program.
Applying to the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program
After you update and save your information, you can then apply for Crossroads directly here. We look forward to receiving your application to the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program!
Please consult the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page before reaching out to us with any questions. If you have any further questions, please direct them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Important note: If you do not have all the information available when you first create your XID login details, you can always come back to the application form by logging in with your newly created password. Please be sure to save your application information before closing the window. You do not need to create a new profile or ID every time you log in. Keep using the same login email and password from your initial account set-up.