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The International City/County Management Association (ICMA), with funding from the U.S. Department of State, is offering a Professional Fellows Program for participants from Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar (Burma), Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. The program focuses particularly on environmental sustainability challenges in their communities, specifically on climate change, sustainable energy and environmental justice. Part of the Professional Fellows Program will be in a U.S. local government, organization or company for four weeks.
TO APPLY FOR THE PROGRAM:
Read the frequently asked questions (FAQs) document on this page.
Open the application form and submit your application.
To apply for the Legislative Process and Governance cohort, click here
You can learn more about the most recent Professional Fellows program on the ICMA International website, and you can read about past Fellows' experiences in their blog. If you have questions, please contact: email@example.com
TO APPLY TO BE A HOST COMMUNITY FOR INTERNATIONAL FELLOWS, PLEASE FILL OUT THE PROFESSIONAL FELLOWS PROGRAM HOST APPLICATION.
If you are applying for the Professional Fellows Program, you may also be interested in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI).
Launched in 2013 by U.S. President Barack Obama, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) consists of bright young leaders aged 18-35 years from the ASEAN countries. These young leaders have innovative ideas for tackling what they have identified as their generation’s greatest challenges in the ASEAN region: economic development, environmental protection, education, and civic engagement. The United States is partnering with these extraordinary young men and women by providing training and funding to up-and-coming social entrepreneurs.
ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government. Our mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and advancing professional management to create sustainable communities that improve lives worldwide.