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Atlas Corps Fellowship (USA)

Dear students and alumni,

We are pleased to share with you the opportunity to avail the "Atlas Corps Fellowship (USA)". This opportunity is available for candidates who are 35 years of age or younger.

Atlas Corps is an overseas fellowship for the world's best social change leaders. It is designed to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through an overseas fellowship of skilled social sector professionals. The Atlas Corps Fellowship typically lasts 12-18 months.

Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations, develop leadership skills, and learn best practices through the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab professional development series and networking opportunities with other Fellows who are talented professionals from around the world. This prestigious fellowship includes health insurance, enrollment in the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab, flight and visa costs, and a living stipend to cover basic expenses (groceries, local transportation, and shared housing).

The deadline to apply is December 19, 2017.

Please feel free to contact us at internationaloffice@iba.edu.pk in case of any concern.


Kind regards,
Shehreena
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Atlas Corps Fellowship (USA)

Eligibility Criteria

- Two or more years of relevant experience
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent
- English proficiency (oral, writing, reading)
- Age 35 or younger
- Apply to serve in a country other than where you are from (U.S. citizens are not eligible for the U.S. Fellowship )
- Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-18 month Fellowship
- Commitment to living on a basic stipend that only covers food, shared housing, and local transportation

Link to Application: https://atlascorps.embark.com/auth/login

Application Process
The applications are considered on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to be considered for Host Organization placements, which begin in January, March, May, July, September, or November.
- Create an account and login
- Responses should be saved and application can be viewed at any time
- Contact information should be provided and initial eligibility test be completed
- If the eligibility test is passed, additional background questions and one short essay would have to be written
NOTE: In order to sponsor candidates to come to the United States for one year as a Fellow, detailed information is required about each applicant. Please answer each question honestly and thoroughly. If you are found to be dishonest in the application, you will NOT be accepted as a Fellow and you will be sent home if you have been accepted.
Link to Website: http://atlascorps.org/apply-to-united-states.php