Geller International Fellowship
The Geller International Fellowship is an elite cohort experience for 40 select undergraduate college and university students throughout the United States. Fellows will participate in a 6-month program, learning from experts who will engage students in robust learning and critical conversations about the U.S.-Israel relationship and the Abraham Accords. The Fellowship will culminate in a 10-day trip to Israel and the United Arab Emirates, emphasizing culture, security, economics, climate, and civil rights.
Upon completion of the Geller Fellowship, students join the network of ICC Senior Fellows. Through the Senior Fellowship, ICC supports, cultivates, and invests in outstanding young leaders who are committed to enhancing the U.S.-Israel relationship. This lifelong community offers professional development, networking opportunities, access to a diverse cohort of peers, and guidance from mentors.
- Fellows must commit to attending the entirety of the 10-day mission to Israel and the United Arab Emirates, which is scheduled to take place from January 1st-January 12th, 2024.
- Fellows will attend the Geller International Fellowship Orientation at ICC’s National Leadership Summit from August 7th-9th, 2023. (Exceptions made upon request)
- Fellows will participate in virtual learning sessions, complete required readings, and engage in post-trip opportunities.
- Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student at a college or university in the United States. Students who graduate before May 2024 are not eligible to participate.
- A demonstrated record of civic engagement and leadership on campus and in the community.
- A commitment to creating a positive atmosphere for Israel on campus and advancing the U.S.-Israel relationship.
The Geller International Fellowship is a selective program, and the application process is competitive, consisting of multiple rounds.
- First round: Initial application. Applications must be received on or before April 14th, 2023. A selection committee will review all applications and contact students who have been selected to advance to the second round.
- Second round: Interview. Applicants who advance to the second round will participate in an interview with the selection committee. Before the interview, students must submit travel documents, including proof of passport valid for at least six months after the final day of the international trip.
- Final round: Reference checks and final interview with the selection committee.
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