Next Generation Leaders Program

The program offers a unique blend of professional development, exposure to top-level policymakers and formal training in leadership.

The McCain Institute provides each NGL a stipend that covers all standard living costs for a year. Each participant receives the stipend amount monthly, covering expenses such as rent, utilities, food and any other regular costs. The stipend amount varies depending on the cost of living in the participant’s placement city. Added to the stipend is travel allowance that NGLs may use for professional travel in support of their LAP’s during the program year. The overall stipend is separate from the program related cost, such as travel to and from leadership training modules, module lodgings and per diem for the duration of program modules are covered by the McCain Institute separately.

Main criteria

  • Applicants should be in their mid-career;
  • Candidates should possess working proficiency in English with a high-degree of professional academic and work achievements;
  • Aspiring Next Generation Leaders must demonstrate commitment to highest level of ethical leadership and show decisive recommendations that substantiate their leadership qualities and make a commitment to return to their home environment at the end of the program year.

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