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Asia Foundation Development Fellows: Apply

The Asia Foundation Development Fellows program will open its application period for the 2015 Fellowship year in early October 2014. The application deadline, including two letters of recommendation, is Wednesday November 12, 2014. Application information below.

STEP 1) CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY

Asia Foundation Development Fellows must:

  • Have a demonstrable record of high achievement, and must show evidence of outstanding potential for professional advancement and significant impact in their chosen field;
  • Have a demonstrable record of experience and accomplishment related to The Asia Foundation's fields of expertise – governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation;
  • Have outstanding personal character and integrity;
  • Be thoughtful, committed, respected and inspirational leaders within their professional fields and within their larger community;
  • Be under 40 years of age by the time of selection: January 1, 2015;
  • Be conversant in English (TOEFL exam results are not required);
  • Be available and able to participate in all program components on the program dates specified; and
  • Be resident nationals or citizens of the following countries where The Asia Foundation has programs: Afghanistan; Bangladesh; Cambodia; China; India; Indonesia; Japan, Korea; Laos; Malaysia; Mongolia; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan; Philippines; Singapore; Sri Lanka; Thailand; Timor-Leste; and Vietnam.

For further information on eligibility, be sure to read our Frequently Asked Questions. You may also direct your inquiries to the Asia Foundation Development Fellows staff at development.fellows@asiafound.org.

STEP 2) PREPARE FOR THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Review and follow the Application Guidelines and Instructions containing detailed information on how to complete each component of the application (coming soon).

Online Application form

  • Personal information
  • Written submission
  • Supplementary materials: CV and transcript
  • Short video submission
  • Letters of recommendation (handled online)

STEP 3) ONLINE APPLICATION

The online application will open shortly. Please check back.

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