The Community Solutions Program is a professional development course for community leaders working in the following areas: transparency and accountability, tolerance and conflict resolution, environmental issues, and women and gender. Selected candidates will participate in a four-month U.S. fellowship with a local non-profit organization or government agency. Participants will also take part in structured virtual learning and networking via the Online Community Leadership Institute, and have an opportunity to design and implement follow-up projects in their home countries.
Admission to the program is merit-based and open to community leaders, ages 25-38 at the time of application. All participants must be proficient in spoken and written English at the time of application.
Deadline for applications: October 31, 2012.
For the list of eligible countries and for more information on applications, visit: http://www.irex.org/application/community-solutions-information-applicants