Acumen Global Fellows Program (Deadline: 8 December 2015)

Acumen Global Fellows Program: Join a Cohort of Emerging Leaders who will Change the World
Deadline: 8 December 2015

Applications are open for the Acumen Global Fellows Program 2016. The Program seeks to build the next generation of social sector leaders by providing them with skills, tools and opportunities to reach their full leadership potential. Each year, Acumen recruits highly talented and passionate young professionals to reflect on their role as leaders, build their leadership capacity, and provide management support to a company in our ecosystem.

The fellowship begins with eight weeks of training in the Acumen New York office, where Fellows build their understanding of the problems of poverty, the current tensions in the sector as we explore solutions and understand the role they have to play.

Program Benefits
Gain world-class leadership training.
Serve in the field with a social enterprise.
Join a cohort of emerging leaders who will change the world.

Eligibility criteria
Applicants of any nationality are eligible to apply.
Regional Fellows are local leaders dedicated to alleviating poverty in their own country/region, and must be from the country/region of the program they are applying.

How to Apply
Applicants can apply online through the website. There are five parts of the initial application:

Background Information
Your Resume/CV
Applicant Summary and Overview
Essay Questions
Two Professional References