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2022 Alumni Enrichment Institute Partner Application

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is seeking U.S.-based post-secondary educational institutions, including accredited colleges and universities, and non-governmental organizations to implement two-week Alumni Enrichment Institutes ("Alumni Institutes") in the summer of 2022. 

Please complete the following information and respond to all questions to be considered to host a Summer 2022 Alumni Enrichment Institute. 

A complete application will include the documents listed below.  Failure to follow the specifications, requirements, and templates provided may result in disqualification.
Applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST on December 17, 2021. 
 
Please note: This form is not intended for Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni, or those seeking to apply for the Mandela Washington Fellowship.
 

Proposal Contact Information

1. Complete the institutional information below.  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?

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2. Program Director *This question is required.
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3. Please upload the resume/CV for your proposed Program Director. *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
4. Administrative Director *This question is required.
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5. Please upload the resume/CV for your proposed Administrative Director. *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
6. Community Engagement Specialist  *This question is required.
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7. Please upload the resume/CV for your proposed Community Engagement Specialist. *This question is required.File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
8. How did you hear about the Mandela Washington Fellowship's 2022 Request for Alumni Enrichment Institute Applications?  *This question is required.
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Institute Support and Logistics

Applicants should plan to include a broad range of faculty/staff and invited guests to offer participants programming that builds understanding of the United States’ society and culture; reflects diverse views points and aspects of U.S. society; and promotes understanding of Sub-Saharan Africa.

 
10. Please attach a letter 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 participants, housing should be able to meet a wide range of needs, including participants who require ADA-compliant housing and participants who identify as non-binary. 
 

Institutional Resources and Past Experience

Acknowledgement and Commitment to Collaborative Programming Development

18. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, selected Alumni Enrichment Institute Partners must demonstrate the flexibility and responsiveness to adjust planning and programming as necessary to meet the needs of the Fellowship and individual participants.  If selected as an Alumni Enrichment Institute Partner, can you confirm your organization’s willingness to remain flexible and responsive as outlined above? *This question is required.

Other Required Documents 

Please upload the following documents:

19. Alumni Enrichment Institute Narrative. *This question is required.Please remember to use the required template. File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
 
20. 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.
 
21. Budget Narrative *This question is required.Please remember to use the required template. File uploads may not work on some mobile devices.
22. Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA) (if applicable)
 Note: If indirect costs are included in the budget, attach a copy of your institution’s current Negotiated Indirect Cost Rate Agreement (NICRA) from a cognizant agency or comparable approved documentation.

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