FY 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders


Funding Opportunity ID: 331653
Opportunity Number: SFOP0007630
Opportunity Title: FY 2021 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Please see full announcement.
CFDA Number(s): 19.009
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Please see full announcement.
Agency Code: DOS-ECA
Agency Name: Department of State
Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Posted Date: Feb 22, 2021
Close Date: Apr 23, 2021
Last Updated Date: Feb 22, 2021
Award Ceiling: $16,950,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State is seeking proposal submissions for one cooperative agreement to design, implement, and oversee the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Begun in 2014, the Mandela Washington Fellowship has enjoyed great success in its first seven years, building and sustaining a committed network of approximately 4,400 young African leaders across critical sectors to cement stronger ties between Sub-Saharan Africa and the United States and to prepare the African participants (Fellows) for leadership roles across the continent. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which aims to strengthen democratic institutions and good governance, spur economic growth and prosperity, and enhance peace and security across Africa and the United States.
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