Update from the Mandela Washington Fellowship Regarding COVID-19

The U.S. Department of State is continuously monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and is working closely with IREX, the cooperative agency that implements the Mandela Washington Fellowship, and partner governments. The safety and security of Mandela Washington Fellows and Alumni, Reciprocal Exchange Awardees, and partners are our highest priority.  Please continue to visit this page for programming updates as they are available.

IREX is operating and open globally, and our team members are working virtually.  The Fellowship Team can be reached at MWFellowship@irex.org.

For general information regarding COVID-19, please visit the websites of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State’s Coronavirus Information Page.