Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program 2025 | Fully Funded

The Asia Foundation Development Fellows program is a dynamic and multifaceted learning program designed for highly talented Asian individuals under age 40 to enhance their leadership skills, Asian development knowledge, professional networks, and international exposure. The program reflects the Foundation’s nearly seven-decade tradition of investing in the region’s most promising future leaders. 

Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program 2025:

Host Countries:

  • Cambodia and the United States

Funded By:

  • Asia Foundation

Date and Locations:

  • Spring 2025: Leadership Training Program and Study Tour: Nepal, February 17 to 28, 2025
  • Fall 2025: Leadership Dialogue and Exchange Program: United States, October 6 to 17, 2025

Benefits of the Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program:

  • Fellows will have the opportunity to participate in a leadership development program that lasts for a year in Asia and the United States.
  • Fellows will receive a stipend of 5000 USD to cover their travel, accommodations, and other program-related expenses.
  • The program includes workshops, seminars, and field visits to leading institutions in Asia and the United States.
  • Fellows will be able to network with other emerging leaders from the region and engage with experts in their field.
  • Fully funded opportunity for emerging leaders from Asia to enhance their leadership skills and gain new perspectives on regional and global challenges.

Eligibility Criteria for Asia Foundation Development Fellows Program:

  • Candidates must be resident nationals or citizens of eligible countries/regions.
  • Candidates must be under the age of 40.
  • Candidates must have demonstrated leadership within their professional fields and the larger community.
  • Candidates must be conversant in English writing and speaking.
  • Candidates must be available and able to participate in all program components on the specified dates.
  • Candidates must have relevant experience in governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment and gender equality, environment and climate action, and regional cooperation.

Application Deadline:

  • The last date to apply for the Asia Foundation Fellowship Program is July 29, 2024, at 11:59 PM UTC-4.


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