4 July 2020
Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan
The first Lazord Fellowship began in Egypt in 2010. It currently has chapters in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia, working with over 50 organizations. The fellowship is a yearlong regional program that includes a chance for the chapters and fellows in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia to meet all together twice a year (whether in person, or virtually). After a competitive recruitment effort, fellows are selected in each of the 3 countries and placed for one year in a local organization. The fellowship offers trainings, mentorship, and networking opportunities to fellows, guiding them through their year and helping them realize their full potential as responsible leaders.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- Women’s rights
- Social entrepreneurship
- Corporate engagement
- Human Rights
- Civil society
- Project management
- Team building
- Business skills
To All Who Have Local Residency Status In Egypt, Jordan Or Tunisia
- For public universities graduates: open to all graduates from any field.
- For private university graduates: The graduate of a private university must have studied there with financial support or need-based scholarship granted for at least 2 years.
- Having graduated in 2018 or after.
- Proven record of being civically engaged.
- Ready to commit to a one-year full-time fellowship starting September 2020.
- Be available to attend the annual International Conference from September 21 to September 25.
- Have local residency status and authorization to work in the country of the fellowship to which you are applying.
- Males applying from Egypt have to either be exempt from military service, already received the certificate of exemption, or be done with their service.
- Be hosted for one year in a local non-profit or for-profit organization
- Receive a living stipend (based on local living costs).
- Be offered a minimum of 18 training sessions by influential civil society leaders and professional trainers on an array of topics pertaining to civil society, entrepreneurship management, leadership, team building, business skills, and much more.
- Receive monthly mentoring sessions with professional mentors with civil society experience.
- Have networking opportunities with professionals and influential individuals from all sectors – both local and international.
- Attend the annual opening and closing International Conferences with the regional cohort of fellows from all 3 countries.
First Step: Apply Online Application Form for the Local partner institution you want to join.
Second Step: Fill the application with:
- Information about yourself.
- previous experience in civic engagement and leadership.
- Your list of significant awards and recognition that you have received.
- One-paragraph biography about yourself.
- Personal Statement not less than 800 words and not more than 1500 words about a social cause (economic, political, social or cultural) that you are concerned with and your theory of change.
- Valid Passport (Optional).
Egypt with Gerhardt Center, AUC
Jordan with INJAZ
Tunisia with UTIL
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This Scholarship Published by:
“Nada Samir/ Egypt“
“Naira Samir/ Egypt“
MARJ3 Scholarship Team