15 September, 2019.


Marrakesh, Morocco.

(Fully Funded)


Call for Applications: The Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program 2019

The Policy Center for the New South (PCNS)  is organizing the eighth edition of the Atlantic Dialogues Conference in Morocco for 6 days for participants from around the Atlantic Basin who have demonstrated leadership and initiative in their fields; who want to contribute to shaping the regional and global agenda in politics, finance, business, civil society, and many other areas.

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Young leaders from around the Atlantic basin and Africa, who have demonstrated leadership and initiative in their fields; who want to contribute to shaping the regional and global agenda in politics, finance, business, civil society, and many other areas; who are eager to network with their peers and older; and who seek to foster and strengthen ties across the Atlantic are invited to apply.

Every year, this program brings together 40 to 50 young leaders from around the Atlantic basin and Africa. These rising leaders have displayed leadership capabilities, and have a strong sense of commitment to social and economic issues facing their communities in particular and the world in general.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Politics.
  • Finance.
  • Business.
  • Civil society.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

6 days from 9 December to 14 December, 2019.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

To be considered for this program, candidates must meet all the below criteria:

  • Applicants must be between the ages of twenty-three and thirty-five (inclusive) on July 15th, the day the applications for the program open.
  • Applicants must be citizens of countries located in Africa, North America, South America, Central America, Western Europe or the Caribbean – that is, citizens of countries bordering the Atlantic Basin and on the African continent.
  • Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in English.
  • Applicants must guarantee their availability for the full duration of this six-day program, which will take place from December 9th to 15th, in Marrakesh, Morocco. Please only apply if you can make yourself available.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • For the 40 to 50 selected participants, PCNS will cover economy class airfare to and from Morocco. In addition, local transportation, catering, and hotel accommodation, during the dates of the program and conference will be covered by the conference organizers.

How to Apply

First Step: Sign in with your email address from here.

Second Step: Verify your email address.

Third Step: Complete and submit an online application form from here with the following documents by Sunday September 15th at 11:59 pm Rabat time:

  • A copy of their resumes / CVs. Resumes should be no longer than 2 pages (.pdf format).
  • A personal statement of no more than 250 words detailing their motivations for applying and their prospective contributions and benefits from the Atlantic Dialogues Emerging Leaders Program. The personal statement should also detail the candidates’ expertise or field of work.
  • The link to a one-minute YouTube video* addressing the following:
    o Introduce yourself
    o Why are you applying to the program?
    o Do you consider yourself a leader and why?


  1. You can upload a video to YouTube that will only be visible by recipients of the link (unlisted option).
  2. All documents submitted must be written in English.
  3. Please make sure you start your application early as PCNS will not be responsible for technical issues that prevent you from submitting your application on time.
  4. Kindly note that no applications will be accepted after the deadline. There will be no exceptions made.Only complete applications will be accepted.
  5. If you have any additional questions or concerns, read the FAQs page before sending an email to (

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This Scholarship Published by:
Khaled Sayed / Egypt

Reviewed by “ Rahaf Elkhodary / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team