The U.S. Department of State and IREX are seeking academic, professional, and regional experts to read and score applications for the 2024 Mandela Washington Fellowship.
Meet the 2023 Catalyst Grant Winners
Learn more about the 2018 and 2019 Fellowship Alumni whose ventures won the 2023 Catalyst Grant.
2023 Alumni Symposium Videos
Want to learn more about the 2023 Alumni Symposium in Boksburg, South Africa? Check out these videos from the sessions.
Meet the 2023 Mandela Day Service Grant Recipients!
The Mandela Washington Fellowship is pleased to announce that six Fellowship Alumni and Alumni Teams have been selected to receive funding for the inaugural Mandela...
Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Convene in South Africa
Hundreds of young African leaders convened in Boksburg, South Africa, from March 12-18 for the 2023 Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Symposium.
Announcing the 2023 Leadership Impact Award
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are excited to announce the 2023 Leadership Impact Award launch, an opportunity for Alumni of the Mandela Washington...
Applications for 2023 LINC Grants are Now Open
Applications for the 2023 LINC Grant program are now closed. Selected projects will be notified of the award in May 2023. The U.S. Department of...
U.S. Educational Institutions to Host Mandela Washington Fellows
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce the 28 U.S. educational institutions selected to host 700 Mandela Washington Fellows in summer 2023. Launched...
To African Diaspora Youth and Exchange Alumni
On August 15, 2022, Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosted a gathering in Washington, D.C. to discuss U.S.-Africa relations and his recent trip to South...
Alumni Enrichment Institute Participants Arrive in the United States
The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to welcome 200 Participants from the 2021 virtual Fellowship cohort for the Alumni Enrichment Institutes.