Call for Application: 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship

The 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship application is currently open at!  Check out at YALI Network blogs, guides, and advice to help you put your best foot forward:

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is a program of the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and administered by IREX.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is open to young African leaders who meet the following criteria:
• Are citizens of and residents in a sub-Saharan African country;
• Are between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application submission;
• Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States;
• Are eligible to receive a United States J-1 visa;
• Are not employees or immediate family members of employees of the U.S. Government;
• Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English; and
• Are not Alumni of the Mandela Washington Fellowship.

Selection of finalists from all eligible countries may be subject to review in response to local, national, or global events that impact the ability to conduct program activities.

Find details on the Call for Application.  Please visit also MWFellows.Info/Apply for more information about the application process.

The Application will close on September 12, 2023.