Fellowship for emerging Canadian Leaders

The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation is delighted to announce the 2009 call for applications for the Gordon Global Fellowship programme. 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.  Application Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2009 by 5:00 p.m. EST

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.

More information about the fellowship programme, including application forms,  guidelines and information on current and past fellows, can be found at www.gordonfn.org.