IREX Community Solutions Program: Application due 10/31/17

By: David J. Smith, September 22, 2017

IREX is currently accepting applications for the 2018–2019 Community Solutions Program (CSP). The deadline to apply is October 31, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. EDT.

The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender.

For 2018–2019, up to 100 community activists will be selected to participate in the program, which includes:

  • Four-month Fellowship in the United States: Community Solutions fellows are matched to host organizations throughout the US where they complete a four-month, hands-on professional experience.
  • Community Leadership Institute: Community Solutions fellows participate in the Community Leadership Institute, a leadership training program designed to strengthen their leadership and management skills. The Institute includes face-to-face trainings, online courses, professional coaching, and networking.
  • Community-based initiatives: While in the US and with the help of their US host organization, Community Solutions fellows design and plan a community development initiative or project to carry out after they return home. Once the fellows depart the US, they put these projects into action in their home communities.

Click below for more information including about the application process

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U.S. Exchange Programs Thematic International Exchange Seminar: Illicit Networks, Preventing and Combatting Trafficking, Washington, DC, 9/13-16

By: David J. Smith, July 31, 2017

The U.S. Department of State will be hosting its 5th Alumni Thematic International Exchange Seminar on “Illicit Networks: Preventing and Combatting Trafficking” September 13-16, 2017 in Washington, DC.

For more information and to apply, click below.  Those selected can receive up to $10,000 in funding for local projects.  Anyone who has participated in any State Department exchange program can apply.

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U.S. Department of Education, International Research and Studies Program Competition Open: Closes 8/14

By: David J. Smith, July 17, 2017

The U.S. Department of Education International Research and Studies Program Grant competition is open and closes August 14, 2017. Those eligible include Individuals, Institutions of Higher Education, Local Education Agencies, Nonprofit Organizations, Other Organizations and/or Agencies, State Education Agencies.

For more information, click below

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