2023-2024 Lazord Fellowship Call for Applications for Fellows

2023-2024 Lazord Fellowship Call for Applications for Fellows

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2023-2024 Lazord Fellowship Call for Applications for Fellows
2023-2024 Lazord Fellowship Call for Applications for Fellows

2023-2024 Lazord Fellowship Call for Applications for Fellows

Program description:
The Lazord Fellowship partners are pleased to announce the opening of applications to
become a 2023-2024 Lazord Fellow. As a Lazord Fellow, you would be joining a
multi-dimensional program that seeks to empower its fellows to develop a critical
understanding of civic engagement, and to improve their leadership and technical skills for
their future careers in all sectors. The program achieves its mission through offering
mentoring, providing job opportunities in organizations striving to advance the common good,
and creating enriched educational opportunities.

The first Lazord Fellowship began in Egypt in 2010. It currently has chapters in Egypt, Jordan,
and Tunisia, working with over 50 organizations. The fellowship is a yearlong regional program
that includes a chance for the chapters and fellows in Egypt, Jordan, and Tunisia to meet all
together twice a year (whether in person, or virtually).* After a competitive recruitment effort,
fellows are selected in each of the 3 countries and placed for one year in a local organization.
The fellowship offers training sessions, mentorship, and networking opportunities for fellows,
guiding them through their year and helping them realize their full potential as responsible

Eligibility criteria:
● University graduates from any field;
● Having graduated in 2020 (exception due to Covid) or after;
● Proven record of being civically engaged;
● Ready to commit to a one-year full-time fellowship starting September 2023;
● Be available to attend the annual International Conference* from October 9 to October
13, 2023;
● Have local residency status and authorization to work in the country of the fellowship
to which you are applying;
● Males applying from Egypt have to either be exempt from military service, already
received the certificate of exemption, or be done with their service
Fellows will:
● be hosted for one year in a local organization;
● receive a living stipend (based on local living costs);

● be offered a minimum of 18 training sessions by influential civil society leaders and
professional trainers on an array of topics pertaining to civil society, management,
leadership, team building, management skills, and much more;
● receive monthly mentoring sessions with professional mentors with civil society
● have networking opportunities with professionals and influential individuals from all
sectors – both local and international;
● attend the annual opening and closing International Conferences* with the regional
cohort of fellows from all 3 countries.


Program timeline
May 2, 2023 Call for host organizations opens
June 8, 2023 Application deadline for host organizations
June 1, 2023 Call for fellows opens
July 3, 2023 Application deadline for fellows
July 10, 2023 Interviews begin this week
July 24, 2023 Fellows begin to receive notification of acceptance this week
August 7, 2023 Matchmaking process between fellows and host organization begins this week
October 9-October
13, 2023

International Conference

October 2023 Placement begins
October 2024 Fellowship ends

  • All international events, and certain large local gatherings are subject to change in the case of
    new surges in cases and lockdowns due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
    For more information and to apply, please contact your local Lazord Chapter listed below:
    Country Local partner

Contact person Contact person’s email


Link to

Egypt Gerhart Center, AUC Osama Samir,
Ayah Munir Apply
Jordan INJAZ Thuria Ibrahime Apply
Tunisia UTIL Moez Ali

Apply here for 2023-2024 Lazord Fellowship Call for Applications for Fellows

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