Syracuse University

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising

MENAR Fellowship Program

About the MENAR Fellowship Program

The MENAR Fellowship program offers one year post-graduation fellowships at leading organizations in the Middle East and North Africa region. The program offers graduates an opportunity to engage with the people and institutions of the Middle East through high-impact, professional fellowships; provides service organizations with passionate young professionals who can forge a bridge between the U.S. and the region and aid in the region’s development; and fosters a new generation of U.S. leaders in service, politics, and policy who have experience with the challenges the region faces and the potential it holds.

Fellows work with one of the partner organizations and receive a monthly stipend to cover living expenses.

Location of award, if applicable: North Africa and Middle East

Eligible applicants:

– current seniors and recent graduates.
– any nationality.

University endorsement required?


Citizenship requirement:

No citizenship requirement

The MENAR Fellowship Program application process:

Start by reviewing scholarship website for information on the application process, eligibility requirements and timeline and to determine if the fellowship positions that are offered are a good fit for your academic background and career goals.

Application components include:
– complete online application form,
– 3 short essays,
– resume,
– $25 application fee.

The application deadline is in mid December.

Interested? Contact CFSA for more information on how to get started.

Advising contact:

Advising Contact: Jolynn Parker  Email:   More Information:

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