U.S. Embassy to announce the start of the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship

Source: U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Mandela Washington Fellowship is a flagship program demonstrating the United States’ commitment to Africa and an initiative to develop young African leaders. The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa will announce the start of 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship application on Thursday, September 22, 2016.

At the event, several previous Mandela Washington Fellows will share their experiences in the U.S. universities and lead discussions on how to apply.

The application collects basic information and includes questions about the applicant’s professional and academic experience, including educational background; honors and awards received; extracurricular and volunteer activities; and English language proficiency.

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa invites you to attend this important event.

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 at 09:45am

Venue: American Center located inside the National Archives and Library Agency (NALA) (Womezekir), Addis Ababa

Please RSVP to Zelalem Befekadu (091-150-9522) or Rahel Zewdu (096-128-4012)