Competencies We Seek
Demonstrated leadership through
co-curriculars and volunteer work
Willingness and ability to build relationships in diverse settings
Proven record of academic success
Ability to motivate themselves and others
and communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to social change
Perseverance and resilience in challenging environments
Think you have what it takes?
Check if you're eligible!
Our approach to selecting Fellows is grounded in our commitment to ensuring student success. Fellows are tasked with a challenging job: ensuring their students experience the emotional and intellectual growth that will positively impact their life prospects, and that schools and communities are better equipped to support children. Each applicant is assessed on the following competencies that we believe are predictive of success as a Fellow.
We encourage individuals from all academic and professional backgrounds to apply. Our requirements include the following:
At least a Bachelors degree from an accredited university, completed by June 2021
Pakistani citizenship or a valid National Identity Card for Overseas Pakistanis (NICOP) or Pakistan Origin Card (POC)
Fluency in English and Urdu
Successful completion of the pre-placement Training Institute in July and August 2021
Two-year commitment to the Fellowship with placement in Islamabad
Previous Cohort Profiles
The beauty of this model is that it makes the learning experience of Fellows
consistent in terms of skills and competencies. So whether you are in Pakistan, a classroom at Harvard or at State Superintendent's office in DC, you can always contribute to the conversation on education inequity.
Hina Saleem Mesiya, 2013-15 Fellow
Currently at The World Bank, DC