Applications are typically accepted from October through November of each year. Visit IREX for more information.
Program Length1 year including a 4-month fellowship in the U.S.
Eligibility and Application OverviewPublic applications are accepted.
- Be between the ages of 25 and 38 at the beginning of the year;
- Be a citizen of an eligible country;
- Be living and working in your home country (individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration);
Have at least two years of experience working on community development, either as a full-time or part-time employee or volunteer;
Have a high level of proficiency in spoken and written English at the time of application
Be eligible to receive a U.S. J-1 visa