Eisenhower Fellowship opportunity.

Eisenhower Fellowships, the premier international leadership development program, is accepting applications from experienced farmers and ranchers for its 2011 Agricultural Fellowship.   The successful applicant will receive a custom-designed, all-expenses paid program overseas for up to five weeks in one or two countries where he or she will focus on agricultural issues.  In addition, the 2011 Agricultural fellows will receive orientation and post-travel debriefing in Philadelphia along with a select group of Eisenhower Fellows from around the world.

Upon completion of the program, Fellows will become part of our alumni network of 1700 Fellows across the globe.  Previous participants of this unique program have risen to positions of influence, and have used the international connections to bring new ideas and technologies to their communities.

Applicants must be a practicing farmer or rancher, aged 32-45 with excellent networking avenues, demonstrated leadership experience, U.S. citizenship or permanent resident, and a commitment to at least 15-20 years of further active leadership in agriculture.

Possible Destination Countries:
  • Africa: South Africa
  • Asia: China, China (Taiwan), India, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia
  • Europe: European Commission (Brussels) Germany, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Russia, Spain, Sweden
  • Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile , Mexico, Peru, Uruguay
  • Middle East: Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, Saudi Arabia
  • Oceania: Australia, New Zealand
EF challenges Fellows to identify specific projects they will undertake upon completion of travel, often in collaboration with other Eisenhower Fellows, and to remain engaged with EF for their lifetime.  For examples of concrete outcomes, visit http://www.eisenhowerfellowships.org/programs/outcomes_archive.php. Further information including criteria for fellows, Eisenhower Fellowships fact sheet, and application are attached.

Application Deadline is July 1, 2010.  

All Interviews will be held in Mid-Late July of 2010

For more information and to download applications please visit:
or contact Julia Ransom, Eisenhower Fellowships
Phone: 215.546.173

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