How To Apply For The Acumen Fellowship Program 2019 for Emerging Leaders

The Acumen Fellowship Program 2019 for Emerging Leaders
The Acumen Fellowship program is building a pipeline of leaders who understand what it takes to create lasting social change. 
Over the course of a year, Fellows remain in their jobs while participating in five in-person, multi-day immersive seminars and engaging in online content between seminars. Currently operating in Colombia, West Africa, Pakistan, India, and East Africa, the Fellows Program equips leaders from across the country or region with the knowledge, skills and community to become more effective, collaborative agents of change.

Their Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to connect and cultivate a pipeline of social changemakers who are committed to tackling poverty in their communities. The program design is centered on group-based learning, self-reflection, and real-world application. They’re Equipping Extraodinary leaders with the capacity to postively transform society.

What Fellow Will Benefit

✓ Acumen covers all-program related expenses during the fellowship year. This includes all costs associated with the seminars including lodging, food, transportation & visas.
✓ Their Fellows Program centers around five in-person seminars design to improve individuals’ capacity to innovate and drive change while remaining in their full-time jobs.
✓ Fellows receive training, practical tools and the space to explore their own leadership journeys while connecting with innovators across Acumen’s local and global communities.
✓ Their unique virtual content enables Fellows to connect with peers and continue developing the skills to make lasting social impact between seminars.
✓ They will provide the space and security for Fellows to practice self-reflection, broaden their perspectives and identify areas for personal development.
✓ They will design content that is focused on being relevant and applicable to Fellows’ everyday lives and social impact work.
✓ Building a pipeline of leaders who understand what it takes to create lasting social change.
✓ It helps in developing leaders who will challenge the status quo and inspire their communities to build a better future.

Who Is Eligible

✓ Social entrepreneurs, social intrapreneurs, and organizational builders.
Social entrepreneurs: People that have launched or lead their own social change initiatives.
Social intrapreneurs: People that are running a social change initiative within an existing organization.
Organizational builders: Are an integral part of building a social change organization, but do not play a founding role.
✓ Individuals who have a demonstrated history of impact, commitment and concrete connection to the region.
✓ Leaders with strong personal integrity, unrelenting perseverance and moral imagination.
✓ Committed individuals ready to undergo an intensive year-long personal transformation and leadership journey followed by an induction into the larger Fellows Community.
Individuals of all ages and education levels who are able to participate in a program conducted in English.
✓ Individuals who dare to do what’s right, not what’s easy, to create positive change in their region.
✓ Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work.
✓ Individuals who are making a long-term play at system-level impact and are seeking the leadership skills and moral imagination to make it happen.

Eligible Regions

Colombia, East Africa, West Africa, India, and Pakistan

How To Apply

Use the link below

Application Deadline

The deadline for application is on the 9th of September 2018

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To find out more, please visit Acumen.org.
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