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Are You Eligible?

Who Can Apply

Before Applying

Application Details

FAQs
Do I really want to do this for a year?
Do I really want to be there for an entire year?
Do I have the strength and the passion to complete this project?
Do I like to be alone? Do I like self-reflection?
How flexible am I? Am I willing to leave behind familiar structures and
  cultures?
Will this allow me to delve into a culture other than my own?
How is this going to be a challenge? Do I like challenges?
Is this realistic for me?

"I had been separated for a year from my home, family, friends, language-everything I had always used to define myself. I experienced the most unadulterated feeling of freedom I've ever felt."
Mary Anderson, Fellow 1972

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