2023 Tomorrow’s Leaders Program

For more than 16 years, the MEPI Tomorrow’s Leaders Program has partnered with the MENA region’s pre-eminent American-style universities to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary for effective leadership. By attending world-class universities like the American University in Cairo, the American University of Beirut, and the Lebanese American University, which are rooted in the liberal arts tradition, Tomorrow’s Leaders develop strength in critical thinking and find creative solutions to the challenges facing their communities, the MENA region, and the world. In addition to their academic work, Tomorrow’s Leaders have access to exciting internships, dedicated faculty mentors, and enrichment workshops that help them develop their leadership abilities. Undergraduate participants have the opportunity to study abroad in the United States for one semester. By engaging with host communities through volunteer projects and civic engagement activities, they deepen their understanding of American culture and its diverse societies. Upon returning to their home countries, participants join a network of over 1000 program alumni serving as leaders across the MENA region.

Eligibility

Applicants must be citizens of Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza, or Yemen.

Undergraduate and graduate applicants must also meet the following requirements:

Undergraduate Program

  • Current high school senior or 2021-2022 graduate.
  • Current high school seniors must maintain their high academic achievement and pass their leaving exam.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in written and spoken English. Minimum TOEFL iBT score of 80 (received within two years of application date).
  • Demonstrate financial need. Applicants should be underrepresented or economically deserving students and provide supporting financial documentation.
  • Ability to travel and start their undergraduate program in August/September of 2023.
  • Strong academic credentials.
  • Maturity, adaptability, and leadership potential.

Graduate Program

  • Evidence of academic English proficiency as required by the relevant graduate program.
  • Commit to completing their master’s degree within two academic years.
  • Demonstrate financial need. Applicants should be underrepresented or economically deserving students and provide supporting financial documentation.
  • Ability to travel and start their undergraduate program in August/September of 2023.
  • Strong academic credentials.
  • Maturity, adaptability, and leadership potential.

Don’t miss this opportunity!
Deadline for submitting the application is December 5, 2022.

Check out the program postcard in Arabic

To learn more about the Tomorrow’s Leaders Program and start your application:
Visit www.tomorrowsleadersprogram.org

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