Application Due Date: February 15 th 2019

The McCain Institute’s flagship program is the Next Generation Leaders (NGL) program, developed to determine, train, network and empower a varied group of emerging, character-driven leaders from the United States and all over the world.

Tailored to mid-career specialists, this yearlong, totally moneyed expert advancement program empowers emerging worldwide leaders through the McCain Institute’s customized expert advancement experience. The program provides a distinct mix of expert advancement, direct exposure to high-level policymakers and official training in management. At 4 points throughout the year, the program supplies hands-on training concentrated on worths, principles and management, media and interactions abilities; and finest practice examples of American organisation, political and civic life.

An essential element of the program is each NGL’s preparation of a private Management Action Strategy (LAP). Targeted at specifying the concrete actions and actions the NGLs will require to produce favorable modification in their house neighborhoods, the LAP ends up being the main job of the advancement year.

Following the preliminary training and training module in Washington, NGLs leave for their positionings websites throughout the United States to expertly establish in locations pertinent to their future objectives while supplying an expanding experience. For instance, a global reporter might get positioning in a significant American paper city desk, a nationwide federal government executive in a mayor’s workplace or a political activist in a community-based company. All positioning websites are picked by the McCain Institute.

A crucial aspect of NGL Program involvement is the follow-through on each and every Management Action Strategy. To track LAP success and preserve contact amongst NGLs and the McCain Institute, each individual ends up being a member of the special NGL International Network. As the Institute links succeeding classes of leaders together, it produces a global network of supporters for typical core worths of security, financial chance, flexibility and human self-respect.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Candidates must remain in their mid-career, have working efficiency in English with a high-degree of expert, scholastic and work accomplishments.
  • Aspiring Next Generation Leaders need to show dedication to greatest level of ethical management, reveal definitive suggestions that validate their management qualities, and make a dedication to go back to their house environment at the end of the program year.
  • Individuals must have a years or more of profession experience.
  • There is no particular age requirement, nevertheless, normal NGLs vary from 30 to 45 years of ages.


  • The McCain Institute supplies each NGL a stipend that covers all basic living expenses for a year.
  • Each individual gets the stipend quantity monthly, covering expenditures such as lease, energies, food and any other routine expenses.
  • The stipend quantity differs depending upon the expense of living in the individual’s positioning city. Contributed to the stipend is travel allowance that NGLs might utilize for expert travel in assistance of their LAP’s throughout the program year.
  • The general stipend is different from the program associated expense, such as travel to and from management training modules, module accommodations and daily throughout of program modules are covered by the McCain Institute individually.
  • Per visa policies the McCain Institute likewise covers medical insurance and employees comp.

May I bring my household?

Yes, you might bring instant relative with you to the United States for the preliminary program year. We cover global travel for instant household to and from your positioning website in the United States at the start and end of the program.

Nominators give the attention of the program to certified prospects who are then welcomed to look for involvement. Nominators have the chance to highlight specific credentials of a candidate. Chosen candidates are ensured an unique screening in the yearly choice procedure.

To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the McCain Institute’s Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Program 2019

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