Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The application period for the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship is now closed. To confirm your application was successfully submitted or to print a PDF copy of your application, you may do so by logging on to the application website. If you have questions, please contact mwfellowship@irex.org.

Applicants who are selected as semi-finalists for the Mandela Washington Fellowship will be contacted by their local U.S. Embassy for interviews in January-February 2016.

For updates on the Fellowship, please follow us on social media at Facebook.com/MandelaWashingtonFellowship and Twitter.com/WashFellowship. You can also get updates on our website at yali.state.gov/washington-fellowship.

If you have not already done so, we invite you to join the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Network by visiting yali.state.gov/contact. To learn about other international exchange opportunities sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, please visit exchanges.state.gov.

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