PFP (Professional Fellows Program) Exchange Program 2020, USA

American Councils for International Education

American Councils Armenia


November 01, 2019

Opportunity Cover Image - PFP (Professional Fellows Program) Exchange Program 2020, USA

An exchange focused on governance and society for young leaders

See the U.S. legislative process • Watch civil society shape public policy • Build partnerships with U.S. institutions

The Professional Fellows Program provides five- to six-weeks professional fellowship placements in the U.S., matched to your professional goals; professional partnership opportunities after your return; all travel and living arrangements; a stay with a U.S. host family, and follow-on activities for both you and your professional partner after the fellowship ends.

Applications accepted from employees of:

  • Public and Government offices - Civil servants who are active in policy formulation, implementation and promotion of civic initiatives, public administration and local governance at both the local and national level
  • NGOs – including those working to promote civic engagement and legal access in effort to provide better access to legal services

Applicants qualify if they:

  • Are 25-35 years old
  • Are a citizen and current resident of Armenia
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Speak fluent English
  • Have been employed for 2 years or more
  • Have made an impact in your community, organization or company
  • Are committed to public service (via NGO, social entrepreneurship, government)
  • Have leadership and collaborative skills

The Professional Fellows Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. For Armenia, PFP is administered with a legislative focus and administered by American Councils for International Education: ACTR/ACCELS.

Please visit the program website at for more details about PFP application and selection or contact American Councils Armenia office at

Eligible Countries
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Publish Date
September 20, 2019