APPLICATION IS NOW LIVE for 2014 IYLEP Undergraduate Program
Meridian International Center is now accepting applications for the 2014 Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program for Undergraduate Students. Funded by the US Embassy, Baghdad and implemented by Meridian International Center, this prestigious program is designed to provide talented, hard-working, and highly motivated Iraqi undergraduate students with an opportunity to spend five weeks studying at a US University on an intensive academic institute in the summer of 2014.
The Application can be found online here: http://www.regonline.com/IYLEP-UG
Applications are DUE December 1st, 2013 by 11:59pm Baghdad Time
In summer 2014, Meridian International Center will implement the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program (IYLEP), a series of summer exchange programs in the United States for Iraqi undergraduate students sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. The program will occur between late June and July 2014. Participants on the IYLEP program will attend daily classroom lectures on their program topic, learn about American society and civic engagement, and receive training to develop practical leadership skills. In addition, there will be daily group activities designed to reinforce classroom learning, including site visits and weekly volunteer opportunities.
Undergraduate Students please apply online at http://www.regonline.com/IYLEP-UG
The Undergraduate Program will bring 125 competitively selected Iraqi university students in their first, second, or third year of school to the United States for a leadership program within an American university setting. In addition to an opening conference in New York City, NY, and a closing conference in Washington, D.C., participants will take part in one of five Institutes at an American University. Participants apply to the Institute of most interest to them. Institute topics in 2014 are Public Policy; Entrepreneurship and Community Development; Information Technology and Media; and Leadership, Law, and Social Justice; and Food Systems and Security. More detailed institute descriptions are available on the application site.
For more information about IYLEP: http://www.regonline.com/IYLEP-UG
|A program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.||Administered by Meridian International Center|