Apply for Hurford Youth Fellows Program in Washington, DC (completely financed)


Due date: April 17, 2017

Is it accurate to say that you are an adolescent pioneer? The World Youth Movement for Democracy and the International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) welcome you to apply for the Hurford Youth Fellows Program in Washington, DC. Youth pioneers from around the globe will be considered for two positions consistently. For a time of four months, every kindred will have the chance to assemble his or her administration and leadership abilities and advantage and add to the advancement of the World Youth Movement.

The Hurford Program looks to assemble the administration abilities, improve the hierarchical gifts, and outfit the capability of developing majority rules system pioneers from around the globe. Through the Hurford program, two youthful activists burn through four months for every year at NED, amid which time they grow their worldwide system, take in lessons from activists from majority rule government developments around the globe, and add to the advancement of the World Movement for Democracy and the World Youth Movement for Democracy.

A venture creating on the web dialog to produce dynamic engagement among youth activists around the globe will be key to every partnership. Hurford Youth Fellows will take part in key gatherings; direct research; and arrange and lead introductions, online discourses and data sharing sessions on key democratic government issues that they will distinguish in interview with the World Movement Secretariat. Colleagues will distinguish, aggregate, show, and imaginatively share discourse materials and results.

In particular, every kindred will take part in the accompanying exercises:

Lead research on themes, for example, urban training, the part of youth in approach improvement, and youth exercises against debasement;

Create online assets, for example, an accumulation of related distributions and preparing materials;

Encourage online discourses;

Add to the World Movement/World Youth Movement web-based social networking posts

Partake in arranging and executing different exercises of the World Movement/World Youth Movement; and

Partake in pertinent occasions and examinations in Washington, D.C., to extend comprehension of issues and fabricate working connections.

Every kindred will likewise make no less than one formal introduction of their work amid their cooperation. Introductions might be interested in people in general or equipped to a more select gathering of people and will regularly concentrate on the kindred’s exploration point.

Upon the effective fruition of every partnership at NED, the kindred will fill in as a local/nation point of convergence, working with the Hurford Youth Fellowship Alumni Network to stay included and lead the pack in World Youth Movement exercises.


Every kindred will get a month to month stipend for everyday costs, in addition to essential medical coverage and roundtrip go to and from Washington, D.C. Stipends consider the average cost for basic items in Washington, D.C. Colleagues are given a completely prepared office included.


Open to candidates from any nation

Candidates must be no more seasoned than 30 years old.

They should exhibit solid enthusiasm for law based activism and in the progression of democratic government in their individual groups, and around the world.

Youth subsidiary with common society associations are particularly urged to apply.

A working learning of English is an imperative essential for interest in the program for general correspondence purposes. All application materials must be submitted in English.

Colleagues will be chosen by the World Movement Secretariat staff, NED local program staff, the World Youth Movement’s Leadership Board, and the Hurford Youth Fellowship Alumni Network taking after an application procedure.

Choice Criteria

Choice will be founded on an arrangement of criteria including

shown activism or enthusiasm for the headway of vote-based system

a yearning to connect with others

a reasonable clarification of how the cooperation will profit their own particular endeavors for propelling vote-based system.


Candidates are requested to present the accompanying:

Candidate Form;

C.V./Resume; and

Two Letters of Recommendation.

All application materials ought to be transferred in the application entryway. The Applicant Form has four areas: (1) Personal Information; (2) Project Proposal; (3) Curriculum Vitae/Résumé; and (4) Two Letters of Recommendation. Every candidate must finish the whole Form. If it’s not too much trouble, take note that deficient application structures won’t be inspected.

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For more data, visit Hurford Youth Fellows Program.

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