“Alumni Learning and Leading” Program – Participant Recruitment  (Deadline: July 29, 2020)

Application deadline: July 29, 2020  

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the “Alumni Learning and Leading” program, that aims to contribute to the personal development of selected alumni by improving their soft skills and mentoring/coaching skills. This program will be delivered in the form of blended learning, a combination of discussion groups, practical exercises through action projects, and independent learning online over a period of 5 months (August to December 2020). Selected alumni are expected to have a minimum commitment of 2-3 hours per week. This will enable the alumni to implement their action project as community service activities to give them practical experience and build their confidence. This course also includes several live interactive expert presentations with leading NGO employers, successful business owners, and high-level government officers. Every live event will be recorded and archived for participants to watch later. The alumni will have access to all course materials during the online program via a designated online platform.    

The “Alumni Learning and Leading” program provides an opportunity for English Access participants to continue training and improving their soft skills, enabling them to be more competitive when applying for U.S. Government exchange programs, scholarships, and jobs.  This program is sponsored by the U.S. Embassy Phnom Penh and is open to all English Access graduates and students in Phnom Penh, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Kampong Thom, Battambang, Stung Treng, Tbong Khmum and Siem Reap.   

For more information, please send your questions to sopheary.ly@asiafoundation.org or call:+855-17-560-801  

Eligibility Criteria  

English alumni who may apply for this program are those who:  

  • Have graduated or are currently successful students in the English Access Program in Phnom Penh, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Speu, Tbong Khmum, Kampong Thom, Battambang, Stung Treng, and Siem Reap; 
  • Are 17-25 years old;  
  • Commit to allocate at least 2-3 hours a week for the program; 
  • Show their ability to work as a group of 5 and can meet their group members physically at least two times a week for a lesson and additional time as needed to work on their action project; 
  • Meet basic requirements of English language skills; 
  • Have good interpersonal skills. 

 Application Process 

To apply for the program, alumni need to identify other alumni as their peers to form a group of 5, consisting of both male and female. 
Application form can be downloaded from this link.  

Please submit the complete application to: sopheary.ly@asiafoundation.org with the subject line: “Learning and Leading program’s participants  ” by July 29, 2020 at 5:00pm local time.  

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for the interview.  Please call +855-17-560-801 for questions regarding the application and selection process.