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Introduction to the Tomorrow Leaders Undergraduate Program
Tomorrow’s Leaders (TL) undergraduate program supports academically qualified, financially disadvantaged high school graduates in the Middle East and North Africa by providingfour-year academic matriculation, civic education, and leadership development through American-accredited institutions in the region.
Tomorrow’s LeadeProgram Undergraduate Program provides a holistic program to empower students to pursue their dreams and become the future leaders of their communities. The program also provides students with mentorship and networking opportunities to help them reach their goals. TL is committed to helping these students reach their full potential.
The program covers the following:
- Full tuition coverage (for a maximum period of four academic years)
- Housing (double room occupancy)
- University health insurance
- Entrance visa and residency permit fees
- Monthly living allowance
- A yearly book allowance
- Laptop for the duration of the program
- Two yearly round-trip tickets from and to your home country
- Opportunity for a study abroad semester in the U.S. (subject to maintaining a CGPA of 3.0 and above)
- Civic leadership and career-oriented workshops
- Internship opportunities
- Faculty mentorship and guidance
- Professional training on leadership and gender
- Academic advising, mentoring services, and learning services
Eligible Countries: Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and the West Bank and Gaza (including Palestinians residing outside of the West Bank and Gaza). The program is scheduled to take place in the USA.
The Tomorrow’s Leaders program is open to students in the Middle East and North Africa who are qualified but unable to afford a college education. Students enroll at the undergraduate and graduate levels in different programs. For the Fall 2024 enrollment class, applicants must be citizens of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen, Iraq, and West Bank and Gaza (including Palestinians residing outside of the West Bank and Gaza), and cannot hold U.S. citizenship or be a U.S. Legal Permanent Resident.
Applicants must also meet the following criteria:
- Be a current high school senior or applicant who graduated from high school in 2023. In Yemen, Syria, Libya, and Iraq current high school seniors or applicants who graduated from high school in 2022 or 2023;
- Demonstrate strong leadership potential;
- Demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English with a minimum of 55 for the TOEFL iBT that is less than two years old;
- Exhibit maturity, and flexibility;
- Be proficient in written and spoken English;
- Demonstrate strong academic performance;
- Ability to start the program in August/September 2024.
Benefits of the Tomorrow Leaders Undergraduate Program
- The Tomorrow’s Leaders program covers university tuition and fees, a study abroad experience in the U.S., insurance, housing, and monthly allowance. Students requiring English preparatory work may be enrolled in one to two semesters of college preparatory English classes before entering degree programs.
- In addition to receiving undergraduate education, students will benefit from mentoring, career development, internship, and micro-grant opportunities with local civil society, business, and non-governmental organizations and networks. Facilitated by each host institution, students participate in initiatives throughout their academic program that go beyond the traditional classroom to foster leadership development and encourage civic engagement.
How to Apply
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Note that FHI 360 manages recruitment for the Tomorrow’s Leaders undergraduate program on behalf of the U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative. Interested candidates should visit the Tomorrow’s Leaders website below for full eligibility requirements and application information.
To begin your journey to an amazing experience. Keep in mind that the application deadline is November 30, 2023.
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