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Leland International Hunger Fellowship

Application Deadline: February 13, 2024

Open to: 4 year degree required. Masters not required but highly desirable
Award type: Academic
Area(s) of study: International Relations, International Development, MPH, MPA, MS is Nutrition or Food Security, etc.
Award criteria:  Strong interest in food & nutrition security, international relations, international development, etc.
Award provides:  Two-year fellowship
Open to international students: No Must be citizen or US legal resident
Institutional Support or Endorsement Required: No

Be a change-maker in the movement to end global hunger: apply now to be a Mickey Leland International Hunger Fellow for 2023-2025. Through placements at host organizations (NGOs and multilateral organizations) Leland Fellows gain compensation, professional experience and learn powerful lessons about leadership while promoting food and nutrition security. Through the fellowship's unique two-placement structure (with 1 year in the Global South and 1 year at the same organization’s HQ, Regional or policy office) fellows learn what's working in international development   — what's not — and how to make the system more effective, efficient, and just. Applications must be received by February 13th, 2023. Learn more and read our guide for prospective applications at

**Eligible Fields can be found in the Application guide via the link above.


If you are interested in learning more about the application process and recommended timeline, visit our main Canvas course.

If you are not currently enrolled in our Canvas course, you may self enroll.
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