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Algeria Youth Leadership Program 2019 at University of Nevada (Fully-funded to USA)

The Algerian Youth Leadership Program is a leadership development opportunity for Algerian and American youth, ages 15-17. This cultural exchange will take place in Reno, Nevada and Washington, DC from June 17-July 11, 2019, with an orientation in Algiers from June 14-16, 2019

Application Deadline: 30th December 2018

Eligible Countries: Algeria

To be taken at (country): USA

About the Award: This is a four-week, fully funded, U.S-based cultural exchange program, focused on the primary themes of civic education, youth leadership development, respect for diversity, and community engagement. Participants will engage in a variety of activities, such as workshops on leadership and service, community site visits related to the program themes, interactive training and discussion groups, small group work, presentations, local cultural activities, and homestays with American families, among other activities.

The program will be intensive, academic, and highly interactive to the end that participants develop their skills in order to be effective leaders in their schools and communities. Participants will work with professors and students from the University of Nevada School of Business and that Reynold School of Journalism, local consultants and community businesses and organizations. Participants will use the skills gained in this program to create a service project for their home community.

Type: Training

Eligibility:

  • Algerian Youth (age15-17 on June 14, 2019)
  • American Youth (age15-17 on June 14, 2019)
  • Algerian Adults who have extensive experience working with youth

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with its private partners, will pay for ground transportation to and from Algiers, international transportation to and from the United States, orientations and workshops, program fees and administration, site visits and seminars, lodging and most meals, some cultural activities, educational materials, and accident and sickness insurance coverage. Participants will stay with volunteer host families.

Duration of Programme: 

  • U.S. program dates: June 17-July 11, 2019 in Reno, NV and Washington, D.C.
  • Program Orientation for Algerian participants: June 14-16, 2019 in Algiers

How to Apply: To apply, click on the link (below) that pertains to you and follow the guidelines 

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