Hurford Youth Fellows Program in USA

The Hurford Youth Fellows Program is a  leadership fellowship program sponsored by multiple organizations in the United States that promote democracy activism among youth. 

The Hurford Youth Fellows Program is an excellent opportunity to build your leadership skills and expand your network among civil societies.

Two students will be selected for the fellowship every year to spend three months in the Washington DC where they will be expected to organize activities and discussions along with other tasks to contribute to the World Youth Movement for Democracy.

OPPGATE provides you with details on the Hurford Youth fellowship as well as how to apply

funded leadership fellowship

United States

Fully Funded


Multiple Fields

Hurford funded leadership fellowship

  • All nationalities are eligible for the Hurford Youth Fellows Program 
  • Applicants must be no older 30 years old.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in democratic activism.
  • Youth involved with civil society organizations are encouraged to apply.
  • Working knowledge in English is necessary as all activities will be held in English

  1. Defending Democratic Space.
  2. Promoting Inclusive Governance.
  3. Strengthening Democratic Leadership.
  1. Conduct research on one of the topics above
  2. Develop online resources
  3. Hold online discussions
  4. Write social media posts
  5. Plan and implement different activities of the World Movement/World Youth
  6. Take part in events and discussions in Washington DC  and build networks.
  7. Identify, compile, present, and creatively share discussion materials and results.
  1. Roundtrip ticket to and from Washington D.C.
  2. Monthly stipend for living expenses.
  3. Basic Health Insurance.
  4. Fully equipped office. 
  1. Online Application Form.
  2.  C.V.
  3. Two Letters of Recommendation
  4. Project Proposal of no more than 1200 words (must address one of the democratic themes above)

For details, please click here

  1. Go to the online application portal.
  2. Fill in the required information.
  3. Upload all documents mentioned above.
  • The Duration for the Hurford Youth Fellowship Program is 3 months.

The deadline for the Hurford Youth Fellow Program is 1st of July, 2020


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