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2023 Eastern Europe Program

Applications open

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

2023 Eastern Europe Program

We are seeking exceptional mid-career leaders from Turkey, Romania, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia, as well as Ukrainian expatriates across the region. 

Special consideration will be given to leaders working to strengthen democratic government, the rule of law, good governance and civic engagement across the region.

If a candidate is from another country in the region not listed above, they must have a track record of working regionally and/or be nominated by an Eisenhower Fellow or someone in the EF global network.

In fall 2023, Eisenhower Fellowships will assemble a diverse group of visionaries from across the globe and invite them to the United States for a unique five-week program with both in-person and virtual components. Fellows will develop a project, foster professional relationships and launch dynamic, concrete collaborations with their American counterparts, their cohort and the prestigious EF network of over 2500 Fellows from 115 countries.

Fellows are selected based on their track record of leadership, their potential for future impact and their commitment to lifelong engagement with Eisenhower Fellowships to advance our mission of enhancing international understanding through dialogue to build a world more peaceful, prosperous and just.

Typically, Fellows range between 32 and 45 years of age at the time of fellowship and are highly proficient in English. We seek Fellows who have the maturity to take advantage of the unique opportunity and represent Eisenhower Fellowships, as well as draw upon this experience to catapult them forward as impactful leaders for years to come.

Applications are accepted across the globe but preference is given to candidates in countries where EF is active.

Questions? Email us at apply@efworld.org

December 1-February 15

Apply

Application portal open.

February 15-April 1

Review and Interviews

Nominating Committees review applications.

April 1-April 30

final review

Eisenhower Fellowships in Philadelphia vets finalists.

May 31

Selections

Candidates informed of status.

August-October

Preparations

A few months before the fellowship begins, Fellows are expected to devote significant time to research, preparation and planning in consultation with the EF program team, followed by several weeks of virtual introductory and orientation sessions.

October-November

Program

Program takes place in the United States. Exact dates to be announced. 

Eisenhower Global Scholars

Applications open

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

Global Scholars

The Eisenhower Global Scholars Program sends four American university graduates abroad annually for an academic year of postgraduate studies at two prestigious European universities, the University of Oxford and IE University in Madrid, Spain, leading to a master’s degree and immersion in the EF global network of Fellows.

Eisenhower Global Scholars, typically 20 to 30 years old, will spend a full academic year of intensive postgraduate study and hands-on work experience, leading to the following degrees:

Questions? Email us at scholars@efworld.org

November 1, 2022

Apply

Application portal open until March 20, 2023.

Review and Interviews

Application review and interviews of finalists.

Selections

Candidates informed of status.

Preparations

A few months before the academic year begins, Global Scholars are expected to devote significant time to research, preparation and planning in consultation with EF team members.

TRAVEL

In the fall, Global Scholars travel to Europe for the start of their academic year. At some point in the year, they meet with Eisenhower Fellows and other friends of EF in Europe.

2023 Global program

Applications are closed

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

2023 Global Program

In spring 2023, Eisenhower Fellowships will assemble a diverse group of visionaries from across the globe and invite them to the United States for a unique five-week program with both in-person and virtual components. Fellows will develop a project, foster professional relationships and launch dynamic, concrete collaborations with their American counterparts, their cohort and the prestigious EF network of over 2500 Fellows from 115 countries.

Fellows are selected based on their track record of leadership, their potential for future impact and their commitment to lifelong engagement with Eisenhower Fellowships to advance our mission of enhancing international understanding through dialogue to build a world more peaceful, prosperous and just.

Typically, Fellows range between 32 and 45 years of age at the time of fellowship and are highly proficient in English. We seek Fellows who have the maturity to take advantage of the unique opportunity and represent Eisenhower Fellowships, as well as draw upon this experience to catapult them forward as impactful leaders for years to come.

Applications are accepted across the globe but preference is given to candidates in countries where EF is active.

Questions? Email us at apply@efworld.org

August 15

Apply

Application portal open until October 10.

October 10

Review and Interviews

Nominating Committees review applications until
November 15.

November 15

final review

Eisenhower Fellowships in Philadelphia vets finalists until December 31.

January

Selections

Candidates informed of status.

January - March

Preparations

A few months before the fellowship begins, Fellows are expected to devote significant time to research, preparation and planning in consultation with the EF program team, followed by several weeks of virtual introductory and orientation sessions.

April - May

Program

Program takes place in the United States. Exact dates to be announced. 

2023 USA Program

Applications are open

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

2023 USA Program

In fall 2022, Eisenhower Fellowships will assemble a diverse group of visionaries from across the country and invite them for a unique four- or five-week program with both in-person and virtual components. Fellows will develop a project, foster professional relationships and launch dynamic, concrete collaborations with their international counterparts, their cohort and the prestigious EF network of more than 1,600 active Fellows on six continents.

Fellows are selected based on their track record of leadership, their potential for future impact and their commitment to lifelong engagement with Eisenhower Fellowships to advance our mission of enhancing international understanding through dialogue to build a world more peaceful, prosperous and just.

We are looking for high-achieving, ambitious professionals ages 32-45 from all walks of life, with a track record of achievement and the creativity required to make full use of this unique opportunity. 

This year special consideration will be given to candidates who qualify for our inaugural USA Justice Program. The Justice Program focuses on mid-career professionals leading change in the fields of race relations, law enforcement and criminal justice reform, health care, economic inclusion, entrepreneurship, access to digital technology, environmental inequity, educational opportunity and civic participation, among others.

We seek Fellows who have the maturity to take advantage of the unique opportunity and represent Eisenhower Fellowships, as well as draw upon this experience to catapult them forward as impactful leaders for years to come.

EF generously covers direct fellowship expenses, including but not limited to, one round trip international flight, hotel(s), travel in and between cities, meals and translation services. EF expects a full-time commitment to our program while on travel, however, obtaining time off work is the responsibility of the Fellow.

Questions? Email us at apply@efworld.org

August 15 - October 10

Apply

Application portal open.

October 10 - November 15

Review and Interviews

Application review and interviews of finalists.
June 13 – Los Angeles
June 14 – New England
June 16 – Chicago
June 17 – Philadelphia
June 20 – North Carolina
June 21 – Miami
June 22 – St. Louis
TBD – National

November 15 - December 31

final review

Eisenhower Fellowships in Philadelphia vets finalists.

January

Selections

Candidates informed of status.

January - March

Preparations

A few months before the fellowship begins, Fellows are expected to devote significant time to research, preparation and planning in consultation with the EF program team, followed by several weeks of virtual introductory and orientation sessions.

April - May

Program

Program takes place. Exact dates to be announced. 

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