Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation’s Global Fellowship

global youth fellowshipThe annual tradition continues! This is a post I always enjoy is putting up.

The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation has put out its call for applications for the 2009 Global  Fellowship program. The Fellowships are targeted towards emerging Canadian leaders who demonstrate potential to enhance Canada’s role on the world stage. The Fellowships will provide successful candidates with a cash award of $20,000 as well as other forms of support.

To be eligible for consideration, applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents between 24 – 35 years of age with previous international experience – paid or volunteer. They also need to demonstrate a sustained commitment to international issues through studies, career choices and volunteer activities.

Application Deadline: Thursday, April 15th, 2009 by 5:00 p.m. EST

More information about the Fellowship programme, including application forms, guidelines and information on current and past Fellows, can be found on their website.

2 thoughts on “Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation’s Global Fellowship

  1. Natasha Sawh

    Dave – thanks for helping us to spread the word each year! You'll be happy to hear that we've changed the name of the program to the Gordon Global Fellowships this year, to recognize that with an age limit of 35, the fellows are not really “youth” – even by some of the most generous definitions!

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