An exchange program for Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Slovenia, and the U.S.
Upcoming Program – Application for Fall 2018 Are Open – Deadline is April 30, 2018
Fall 2018: Applications for Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Professional Fellows Program open October 11 – November 16, 2018
Questions: Contact Angela Mughal at email@example.com or call 001-312-254-1800 ext. 102
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Tech Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Professional Fellows Program (PFP) brings emerging leaders from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Slovenia to Chicago for short-term fellowships with leading tech-related companies in a variety of fields, government agencies and NGOs that promote innovation and entrepreneurship, and university and non-university technology incubators.
The overall goal of the program is for the participants in the Professional Fellows Program to gain insight into best practices in tech innovation, entrepreneurship, and education and how an effective urban tech innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem operates. The Professional Fellows Program participants are competitively-selected tech leaders 25–40 years old, fluent in English.
Since 2015, WorldChicago has hosted more than 40 fellows in Chicago for four-week fellowships. Companies and organizations that host Professional Fellows Program participants delegates are then eligible to participate in a fully-funded U.S. State Department-sponsored reciprocal exchange to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, or Slovenia.
All Professional Fellows Program participants stay with Chicago-area homestay hosts during the program.
WorldChicago is currently seeking Chicago startups, tech companies, incubators, co-working spaces, and innovation hubs to serve as fellowship hosts for our PFP Tech Fellows. To learn more about this unique opportunity, contact Angela Mughal for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.254.1800 x102.