This 12-month Fellowship, beginning in January, 2020, will be offered to 20 Indigenous Changemakers each year across Canada, the United States, the Islands of Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Guam, and American Samoa, and Mexico who are working to defend, develop, and decolonize their communities and Nations. 

Our Program Includes

Flexible Cash Award
SELF-DESIGNED FELLOWSHIP PLAN
CHANGEMAKER CONVENING AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING
REPORTING
ALUMNI PROGRAM

Eligibility

This opportunity is open to Indigenous peoples over the age of 18 who are working in the defense, development, or decolonization of their communities and Nations whose vision aligns with an honoring of:

The interconnectedness of all things

Indigenous self-determination

Equity and justice for all people and the planet

Application Process

Round 1

LETTER OF INQUIRY

Individuals will be nominated to apply for the NDN Changemaker Fellowship via NDN regional boards. The LOI is also open to non-nominated individuals.

The deadline for LOIs is August 31, 2019.

To begin the process, please use the form below, which is designed to assist us in determining your eligibility for the Changemaker Fellowship:

Round 2

FULL APPLICATION CHANGEMAKER PLAN

Each accepted nominee will be invited to formally apply for the NDN Changemaker Fellowship by completing the NDN Changemaker Plan.

Round 3

FINAL INTERVIEW

Candidates who fit the criteria outlined above with the strongest NDN Changemaker Plans will be invited for a final interview, which will determine their acceptance to the program.

For more information

DR. PennElys Droz

For more information, please contact our Director of NDN Changemaker Fellowship Program, PennElys Droz, at pennelys@ndncollective.org

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