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DOS: FY 2017 Professional Fellows Program ECA-ECAPEC-17-025

The Professional Fellows Program is a two-way global exchange program designed to promote mutual understanding, enhance leadership and professional skills, and build lasting and sustainable partnerships between mid-level emerging leaders from foreign countries and the United States. The defining element of the program for non-U.S. participants is a substantive five- to six-week Fellowship program, including a four-week individually tailored working placement with a U.S. organization.

USC may only submit one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by April 3, 2017. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

DOS indicates that a LOI is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due by May 1, 2017. For more information:

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