The American Consulate General in Jerusalem – Public Affairs Office announces
The MEPI Student Leaders Program
June 28 - August 8, 2015
Application Deadline: February 2, 2015
The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a fully-funded six-week intensive leadership training program in the U.S. for undergraduate students from across the Middle East and North Africa. The program runs from June 28 - August 8, 2015, and consists of two key components: a five-week academic residency at a selected U.S. academic institution and a one-week study tour designed to complement and reinforce the concepts explored in the academic residency. MEPI Student Leaders is designed for emerging leaders who demonstrate a commitment to civic engagement in their own communities upon completion of the program. The program consists of hands-on leadership training workshops, academic sessions on topics including conflict resolution, social and political change management, and the role of civil society in the democratic process, site visits, community service projects, optional home stays and other opportunities for interaction with Americans peers.
Application Deadline and inquiries:
Please submit a copy of your passport, CV, and application form by February 2, 2015.
Jerusalem and West Bank Applicants: Email completed application packages to firstname.lastname@example.org; call 02-622-7172 or (0545) 420 953 for more information.
Gaza Applicants: Email completed application packages to GazaExchanges@gmail.com; call 08-286-4623, or 059-967-7317 for more information.
The details and application for the program can be found at the following site: http://jerusalem.usconsulate.gov/ysli.html.