Asia Foundation Development Fellows 2024



Gain leadership training, dialogue, grants award, and exclusive coaching! Visit US & Cambodia

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.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria:

– Have a demonstrable record of experience and accomplishment related to The Asia Foundation’s fields of expertise: governance and law, economic development, women’s empowerment and gender equality, environment and climate action, and regional cooperation;

– Be thoughtful, committed, respected and inspirational leaders within their professional fields and within their larger community;

– Be under 40 years of age by January 1, 2024;

– Be conversant in English (TOEFL exam results are not required);

– Be available and able to participate in all program components on the program dates specified; and

– Be resident nationals or citizens of the following countries and region where The Asia Foundation has programs: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pacific Islands, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam.
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