Application Deadline: December 31, 2016
The program will happen June 25 – August 5, 2017.
The Student Leaders program is a serious, roughly 6-week trade program to the United States for up to 120 college understudies from the Middle East and North Africa. Understudies are separated among U.S. scholastic establishments where they create administration aptitudes and extend their comprehension of common society, and in addition the vote based process and how both might be connected in their home groups.
The Student Leaders program is a serious 6-week trade program to the United States for roughly 120 college understudies from the Middle East and North Africa. The Student Leaders program has worked persistently since 2003.
Understudies are separated among up to six U.S. scholastic foundations where they create initiative abilities and extend their comprehension of common society, and also the popularity based process and how both might be connected in their home groups. Members have the chance to meet their American associates, take part in neighborhood group benefit exercises, and watch and partake in the legislative procedure on the nearby, state, and government levels.
The establishments incorporate scholarly coursework, and study visits to different locales of the United States. Endless supply of the U.S.- based projects, have foundations work with members to execute metro engagement programs in their home groups.
A take after on preparing is for the most part held in the area around 6 months after the U.S. segment of the program.
Understudies from the accompanying nations are qualified to apply: Algeria, Bahrain, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, and West Bank/Gaza.
Perfect contender for the MEPI Student Leaders Program:
Are 20 to 24 years old;
Show solid English dialect abilities expected to take an interest in a U.S. scholastic program;
Are focused on coming back to their nation of origin/group taking after finishing of the program;
Display solid initiative potential;
Demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for finding out about the United States;
Have a maintained abnormal state of scholastic accomplishment;
Show a guarantee to city engagement;
Have no earlier travel involvement in the United States and restricted study or travel understanding outside their nation of origin;
Are eager and ready to take part completely in escalated scholastic, group benefit, and instructive travel exercises;
Are OK with grounds life, offering living housing while going to a multinational gathering of members from the Middle East and North Africa locale and with U.S. subjects, and making acclimations to social and social practices not quite the same as those of their nations of origin/groups; and
Are happy with spending some portion of Ramadan and Eid in the United States.
All candidates must finish the online application which incorporates the accompanying data:
Applicant’s total contact data, including street number, email, and telephone number;
Applicant’s redesigned continue highlighting community engagement, authority as well as work involvement, extracurricular exercises, and scholarly respects;
A duplicate of the photograph page of competitor’s international ID;
Name of competitor’s school/college;
Competitor’s field of study;
Proof of high scholarly accomplishment;
Points of interest of any past travel or study outside of home nation, including dates.
Applicant’s reaction, in 500 words or less, to each of the accompanying inquiries:
–Write about an issue as of now influencing your group. In the event that it were inside your capacities, how might you work to tackle this issue?
–What are the characteristics of a viable pioneer? Name one pioneer living today whom you respect and clarify why.
For inquiries, please email: MEPIExchanges@state.gov.
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the US-MEPI Student Leaders Program 2017