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Student Leaders Program

A Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State

From 2003 to 2019, each summer, the MEPI Student Leaders Program (SLP) hosted a new cohort of Student Leaders in the United States, following a rigorous recruitment and application process. However, 2020 is different. With the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, the Student Leaders Program recalibrated activities for the upcoming months to virtually work with Student Leader alumni from the past 16 years to strengthen their connections and collaborations across the MENA region.

The Student Leaders Program deferred the enrollment of the selected 2020 Student Leaders to the summer of 2021, and therefore there will be no recruitment and application process for the Fall 2020/Winter 2021. Recruitment for new Student Leaders will resume in the Fall of 2021

Please make sure to check the MEPI website for updated information. We appreciate your continued interest in the Student Leaders Program and look forward to receiving your application in the future. Stay safe!