Priority deadline: 16 May 2021
Open to: citizens of EVERY country (except the U.S.)
Benefits: monthly stipend, basic health insurance, program-related international and domestic travel, and other benefits


Atlas Corps is accepting applications now for the 12-18 month In-Person U.S. Fellowship with program start dates in October 2021 and January 2022. Candidates may also indicate their interest in joining the Virtual Leadership Institute on the same application form. We anticipate launching a new cohort in late 2021 or early 2022.


— Two or more years of full-time professional experience working to address critical social issues;
— Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
— English proficiency (oral, writing, reading);
— Age 35 or younger;
— Citizens of EVERY country (except the U.S.) are eligible to apply to all our programs.

Additional requirements for the Blended Fellowship and In-Person Fellowship in the U.S.:
— Commitment to return to your home country after the 12-18 month Fellowship;
— Commitment to living on a basic stipend that only covers food, shared housing, and local transportation.

Additional requirements for the Virtual Leadership Institute:
— Technological capacity to participate in video calls (1-2 per month);
— Availability to commit to 2-3 hours of online activity and assignments per week for 8 months.

For more explanation of the eligibility requirements and the full list of the skill-sets we are recruiting for, check out our Frequently Asked Questions page.


Fellows – but not their dependents – receive:

♦ Program-related international travel

♦ Program-related domestic travel

♦ Basic health insurance that covers new injuries and illnesses (or funds to purchase basic health insurance)

♦ Monthly stipend for basic living expenses in the city where the Fellow is placed (shared housing, food, local transportation, and a phone plan)

♦ Documentation (DS-2019) that enables the Fellow to obtain a J-1 visa

♦ Placement with a Host Organization

♦ Participation in the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab (leadership development training series)

♦ For Fellows serving in the Blended Fellowship, Atlas Corps will provide financial support for the technology necessary to complete Host Organization requirements remotely from their home countries.


For more details, please visit the official website.