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Future Global Leaders Fellowship


The Future Global Leaders “FGL” Fellowship is an internationally competitive program for first generation and low-income students. FGL Fellows become life-long Members of the Fortis Society – the world’s first elite network based exclusively on merit – upon completion of the Fellowship. Current Fellows represent 45 nationalities, speak 42 languages, and attend 40+ of the world’s most elite universities (including Harvard, Oxford, the Russian Presidential Academy, and Peking University).

Sponsor: Future Leaders Foundation

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ashmore and Cartier, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Baker Island, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bassas da India, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Clipperton Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Europa Island, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, France, Metropolitan, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Gabon, The Gambia, Gaza Strip, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Glorioso Islands, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Holy See (Vatican City), Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR), Howland Island, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Japan, Jarvis Island, Jersey, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Juan de Nova Island, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kingman Reef, Kiribati, Korea, North, Korea, South, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Man, Isle of, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States of, Midway Islands, Miscellaneous (French), Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa Island, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palmyra Atoll, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paracel Islands, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tromelin Island, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands (UK), Virgin Islands (US), Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank, Western Sahara, Western Samoa, World, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Aland Islands, South Sudan and Kosovo
Field Of Study ListArchitecture & Design, Biology/Life Sciences, Business/Management, Communications, Computer & Information Systems, Cultural Studies, Education, Engineering, English Literature, ESL & English Language, Fashion, Health Professions, Law & Legal Studies, Marketing, Mathematics, Psychology, Public Administration, Other, Sustainable Development, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Aviation, Transportation/Logistics, Construction Trades, Theology and Religious Studies, Nursing, Music, Travel/Tourism, Film/Motion Picture, Dental/Orthodontics, Agriculture, Finance, Creative Writing, Culinary Arts, Economics, History, Languages/Linguistics, Liberal Arts/Humanities, Political Science, Chemistry, Applied Science, Accounting, Digital Arts & Design, Game Design & Development, Web Design & Development, Recording Arts, Show Production, Computer Animation, Hospitality, Public Relations, Broadcasting, Criminal & Forensic Science, Dance, Fine Arts, Geography, Geology, Graphic Design, Health and Physical Education, Journalism, Library and Information Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Physics, Science, Sociology and Technology
Other CriteriaEligibility: Applicants must be first-year undergraduate students and: (1) Have a strong desire to join the Fortis Society (2) Be the first in their families to attend university and/or low-income students (3) Have a track record of academic excellence and leadership (4) Have limitless global ambition

Host Institution: Future Leaders Foundation

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Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

AmountN/A
Number of Awards22
DeadlineJanuary 31
IncludesOverview of the Future Global Leaders Fellowship: (1) Access to an influential international network - the Fortis Society (2) Mentorship from world renowned professionals (3) Three-week intensive leadership training in the US (4) Funding and support for an internship abroad (5) Customized career advising and tools All programming costs are covered by the Future Leaders Foundation.

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