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Other Exchanges Opportunities

The following are other exchange opportunities facilitated or administered by the U.S Embassy in Kuala Lumpur designed to promote a deeper understanding of the United States on the part of global audiences and vice versa.

**NEW** Emerging Global Leaders Initiative (EGLI)-Atlas Corps Fellowship: The U.S. Department of State, in partnership with Atlas Corps, is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6 to 18-month professional fellowship program. All Fellows will be placed at a leading social change organization across the United States. Individuals in the nonprofit/NGO sectors with 2 to 10 years of experience, a college degree, and proficiency in English are encouraged to apply. Atlas Corps has supported over 300 emerging leaders from nearly 70 different countries and seeks candidates to apply as soon as possible for the May and September fellowship intakes. To apply and to find out more information, click here. Deadline: CLOSED.

2016 Community Solutions Program: The Community Solutions Program, a professional development program for the best and brightest global community leaders working in Environmental Issues, Tolerance and Conflict Resolution, Transparency and Accountability, and Women and Gender Issues.  Selected candidates will participate in: a four month U.S. fellowship with a U.S. nonprofit organization or government agency; structured virtual learning and networking via the online Community Leadership Institute; and, the design and implementation of follow-on projects in their home countries.  The program will include a small outbound component that will allow up to ten U.S. host representatives to travel overseas for approximately two weeks on projects related to the program themes. Citizens from 68 countries are eligible to participate in the Community Solutions Program. Deadline: October 30, 2015.  Click here for more information!

Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP): Youth Leadership Programs are designed to advance mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries as well as to promote high-quality leadership, civic responsibility, and community engagement among our countries’ future leaders. (Student | Application) (Educators/Community Leaders | ApplicationDeadline: CLOSED

International Visitors Program: The International Visitor Leadership Program operates under authority of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 (Fulbright-Hays Act). The emphasis of the program is to increase mutual understanding through communication at the personal and professional levels. The program duration is usually three weeks and involves travel to Washington, DC and several cities. Participation is by invitation only.

Symposium on East Asian Security (SEAS): This Department of Defense and Department of State program brings security experts from East Asian countries to the U.S. Pacific Command in Hawaii and several countries in the region to examine and discuss security issues.  Participation is by invitation only.

Women Mentoring Program: This program brings leading mid-level women managers/entrepreneurs to the U.S. for a year, working under the guidance of top American women CEOs.  Participation is by invitation only.

Citizen Exchange Programs: The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, through its Citizen Exchanges Division, supports a variety of professional, youth, cultural, and sports exchange programs to promote mutual understanding by furthering participants knowledge of the United States. 

For more information on any particular program, please contact: 

Contact Information
Cultural Affairs Office
Public Affairs Section

American Embassy
376 Jalan Tun Razak
50400 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +60-3-2168-5000
Fax: +60-3-2168-5158
Hours of Operations: Monday – Friday, 8.00am-4:30pm, excluding official holidays.

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