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2022 RFA Partner Application

Institute Themes

1. Please Indicate which Leadership Institute track you are applying to host. *This question is required.
2. The U.S. Department of State and IREX will place Fellows at Institutes based on Fellow interests in the subthemes below.  The goal is to place each Fellow at an educational institution that has particular expertise/resources that match their interests.  For this purpose, please check up to five subthemes from the list below in which your institution has expert faculty or strong campus/community resources. *This question is required.
3. Institutional Information.  If you are submitting a joint application with another institution/organization, please designate one official entity as the lead administrator of the subaward and list that institution’s information here.  Then click “Add Another” to enter the required information for the secondary applicant. *This question is required.
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How would you describe your institution's campus setting?

If you need help choosing from the options below, please visit the National Center for Education Statistics searchable database to look up your institution. *This question is required.
Please select your institution type (select all that apply): *This question is required.
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What type of degree does your institution provide?: *This question is required.
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Is your institution recognized as any of the following types of Minority-serving Institutions (MSI)?: *This question is required.
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4. Academic Director *This question is required.
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5. Please upload the resume/CV for your proposed Academic Director. *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
6. Administrative Director *This question is required.
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7. Please upload resume/CV for your proposed Administrative Director. *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
8. Leadership Manager *This question is required.
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9. Please upload resume/CV for your proposed Leadership Manager *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
10. How did you hear about the Mandela Washington Fellowship's 2022 Request for Leadership Institute Applications? *This question is required.
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Applicants should plan to include a broad range of faculty/staff and invited guests to offer Fellows Institute programming that incorporates a diverse range of U.S. perspectives on U.S.-Africa strategic topics and demonstrates diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) and access throughout the Leadership Institute.
12. Please attach a letter(s) of support from your university or organization's senior leadership. *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
In order to meet the stated priorities regarding inclusive programming for all Fellows, housing should be able to meet a wide range of needs, including Fellows who require ADA-compliant housing and Fellows who identify as non-binary.
20. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, selected Institute Partners must demonstrate the flexibility and responsiveness to adjust planning and programming as necessary to meet the needs of the Fellowship and individual Fellows.  If selected as an Institute Partner, can you confirm your organization's willingness to remain flexible and responsive as outlined above? *This question is required.
21. Institute Narrative. *This question is required.Please remember to use the required template. File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
22. Budget worksheet as an Excel file (.xls or .xlsx) *This question is required.Please remember to use the required template. File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
23. Budget Narrative *This question is required.Please remember to use the required template. File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
24. NICRA (if applicable)File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.