How To Apply For The Obama Foundation Fellowship 2019

How To Apply For The Obama Foundation Fellowship 2019
The Obama Foundation Fellowship is supporting outstanding civic innovators, ie leaders working together with their communities towards the creation of transformational change and the addressing of Earth's most pressing issues.
This program makes a selection of twenty community minded and rising stars from all over the world for a 2-year, non-residential program.
The program is designed to amplify the impacts of the selected personnel's works hereby inspiring further civic innovation.
The Obama Foundation Fellows are made up of a diverse selection of leaders, who bring a community-centered advancement to criminal justice, science, education, the arts, healthcare, and more. They will work hand-in-hand to model the truth that there's a role which each one of us has to play in life.

More About The Fellowship

The Obama Fellowship, which is non-residential and will run for two years will offer hands-on training, resources, and leadership development to aid selected Fellows rate the impacts of their works. They will participate in about four multi-day gatherings, which is to encourage collaboration together and connect them with potential partners who will help them push their works forward.
Throughout the program, selected Fellows will have access to personalized plans that will help to push their works onward, thereby taking them to the next level.


The location will be in the United States.

What Participants Will Benefit

➢ The selected Fellows will get access to guidance in developing a personalized Fellowship roadmap towards helping them get the best out of the program.
➢ You will also participate in the ongoing skill-building and training courses that have been tailored to your particular needs
➢ Individual mentoring and coaching that will aid you move your work forward
➢ Exposure to opportunities provided by other Foundation programming, such as mentorship roles and speaking engagements
➢ Participation in a global cohort of leaders poised to change the civic engagement landscape

➢ Participation in four gatherings (including economy airfare to/from the event, lodging, and all meals during the events)
➢ For the inaugural class – the opportunity to shape the Fellowship program for future years

You are not eligible if:

➢ Under eighteen years
➢ Working for 501(c)(4) or 501(c)(6) organizations
➢ Current participants in other Obama Foundation programming Candidates for a political office chosen through a partisan election, either now or during the Fellowship term

The Obama Fellows are expected to fall in the following criteria:

- Civic innovators
They are looking for individuals who are working to solve important public problems in creative and powerful ways.
- Discipline diverse
This fellowship is for organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more. It is for those working within systems like governments or businesses, as well as those working outside of formal institutions.
- At a tipping point in their work
Successful applicants have already demonstrated meaningful impact in their communities, gaining recognition among their peers for their contributions. Now, they stand at a breakthrough moment in their careers. They’re poised to use the Fellowship to significantly advance their work, perhaps by launching new platforms, expanding to broader audiences, or taking their work to a national or global stage. If you’ve already gained global recognition for your work or if your civic innovation work has just begun, you may not be the ideal candidate for this program.
- Talented, but not connected
They have a strong preference for civic innovators who are not currently connected to the networks and resources they need to advance their work. If you’re not sure whether you fit this description, feel free to apply — and make sure to articulate how the resources of the Fellowship would uniquely impact your work.
- Good humans
A strong moral character is essential for the strength of this community, the integrity of the program, and the longevity of its value. They’re seeking inspirational individuals who demonstrate humility and work collaboratively with others towards shared goals.
Applicants must be 18 or older. They’re looking for participants who are at a “tipping point” stage in their careers, rather than those who fit a particular age requirement.

The Eligible Regions

It is open for All

Process Of Application

Apply with the button below

or visit https://www.obama.org/fellowship

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is on the 18th of September, 2018
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