The application period for the 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship is now closed. For any questions, or to request a PDF copy of your application, please email washingtonfellowship@irex.org.

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If you haven’t 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.