Applications for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship are currently closed. View the timeline for application decisions for more information.
Program LengthSix-week program at an Academic and Leadership Institute then an opportunity for up to 100 Mandela Washington Fellows to participate in a six-week Professional Development Experience with a U.S. business, civil society organization, or public agency
Eligibility and Application OverviewPublic applications are accepted.
- Not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S
- Eligible to receive a United States J-1 visa;
- Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English
Applications for the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship are closed.
Applicants can access the application timeline here.