The Professional Fellows Program


Application status: Currently closed.

What: A tailored professional development program

Designed for: Emerging leaders (ages 25-35) in local government or the private sector

Requirements: Must be a currently employed citizen of Russia with leadership potential and a clear community development project in mind. Full list of eligibility requirements

Are you an emerging leader in local government, civil society, or the private sector with demonstrated expertise in your field of interest? Do you have an idea or objective you’d like to implement in your community? If so, apply to this amazing fellowship program here! If you are chosen to participate, you will be placed in a non-profit organization, a private sector business, or a government office in the United States for an individually tailored professional development experience. 

Before you begin the online application, be ready to answer three essay questions about your motivations for applying. You should also be prepared to write about how your participation will impact your community, and how you’ll use your experience to support a follow-up project that will benefit your community at home. Exact prompts will be provided in the application.

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