Dalai Lama Fellows Program 2020 Young Global Leaders at University of Virginia, USA

Dalai Lama Fellows Program 2020 Young Global Leaders: Applications are invited from young leaders around the world for our annual Dalai Lama Fellows program 2020; a unique one-year leadership program for emerging social change leaders designed to cultivate resilience and compassion, strengthen commitment to universal human values, and broaden cultural perspectives.

Dalai Lama Fellows offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a different kind of leader, a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong.

Fellowship to be Hosted at: Contemplative Sciences Centre, University of Virginia, USA.

Program Title: Dalai Lama Fellows Program 2020.

Program Type: Leadership Training Fellowship.

Slots: 20 Fellowships to be awarded.

Country/Candidate Eligibility: Global eligibility.


See Also: Call for Application: Fully-Funded Young Global Changers program 2020 (Summit and Scholarship to Germany)

General Eligibility Criteria:

In order to fulfil the minimum requirements, a candidate must demonstrate the following through the application:

  • Be a next generation leader who is between 20-35 years old*
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Experience or interest in learning and practicing contemplative practices throughout the year
  • Current engagement (or well-articulated plans) for a social change project in one’s local community and sustained engagement throughout the fellowship year
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of the community and the issue that the project is seeking to address, preferably with at least one year of previous experience working with the community
  • Commitment to participate in our online learning platform, coaching calls, etc.
  • Attendance at the Contemplative Leadership Assembly in mid-June 2020 (Dalai Lama Fellows will cover all travel, lodging, and meals for the assembly)

*Candidates must be between 20-35 years old on Jan. 5, 2020. This is a firm age range, and due to the high volume of applications and the fellowship’s focus on next generation leaders, we are currently unable to make exceptions.

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Application Procedures for the Dalai Lama Fellows Program 2020 – How-to-Apply:

Application for the Dalai Lama Fellows Program 2020 is done online. The application for consists of six major parts:

  • Applicant Background and Overview
  • Essay Questions
  • Your Resume/CV
  • One Letter of Recommendation
  • Application Video

Interested applicants should; Click here to Start Application

Application Deadline: January 5, 2020

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