Atlas Corps Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs (Fully-Funded)

Atlas Corps Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs (Fully-Funded)
Atlas Corps Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs (Fully-Funded)

Atlas Corps is extending a warm invitation to visionary leaders committed to driving social change worldwide. We cordially invite you to apply for the prestigious Atlas Corps Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs, which offer two pathways: the immersive 12-18 months Blended Fellowships and the flexible 12-month Remote Fellowships, both commencing in 2024.

At Atlas Corps, our mission is to empower emerging social change leaders by equipping them with the essential skills needed to create an even more profound and lasting impact on their communities. The Fellowship is tailor-made for individuals with unwavering dedication to driving positive social transformation. Join us in this transformative journey as we strive together to shape a better tomorrow.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Atlas Corps

Host Institution(s): US Universities

Fellowship Worth: Fully-funded

Application Deadline: July 30, 2023

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Graduates

Nationality: All Nationalities

ALSO APPLY: Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2024 (Fully Funded)

Atlas Corps Fellowship | Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for Atlas Corps Fellowship and Leadership Development Programs, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
  • English proficiency (oral, writing, reading);
  • Age 35 or younger when the Fellowship begins;
  • Citizens from most countries (except the U.S.) are eligible to apply to the Fellowship. Please see information on current country restrictions (here);
  • Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-month Blended Fellowship;
  • Commitment to addressing critical social issues in your country or region;
  • Commitment to living on a basic stipend that covers food, shared housing, and local transportation;
  • Two or more years of professional experience should be within at least one of our five main skill areas: 1) Communications and Marketing, 2) Monitoring and Evaluation / Data Analysis, 3) Operations & Human Resources, 4) Partnership-Building and Business Development, or 5) Program and Project Management.

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Atlas Corps considers applications on a rolling basis and year-round, but often launches special recruitment campaigns that prioritize the review of candidates with specific backgrounds in high demand. Please visit for updated information on deadlines and opportunities.

Since Atlas Corps receives hundreds of applications each month, the overall vetting process may take 1 – 3 months to complete. For a timely consideration of their application, it’s recommended that candidates apply by a priority deadline if one is listed on the website for a specific opportunity.

The application process requires:

  • A copy of your undergraduate transcript or diploma: You will be able to submit your application without this attachment, but you won’t be able to move on to the final stages of the selection process until you submit it.
  • Two references: You will also need to submit contact information for two references as part of the application. Once you enter their contact information, the system will send your references an email with instructions on how to fill out our reference form. The reference forms do not need to be completed in order for you to submit your application, but you won’t be able to move on to the final stages of the selection process until your reference forms are submitted. Please choose someone who can comment in detail on your professional abilities․ Strong applicants choose supervisors/managers who can speak to their professional performance.
  • Samples of your work: You may be asked to submit samples of your work to provide evidence of your professional skills. See the Skills section (Part 8) of the application for instructions.

Attaching a resume/CV is strongly encouraged but not required. Test scores or certificates from past training are not required at this time. You will also need to have a valid passport, but you do not need to attach it to your application.

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