Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program


Application Deadline: March 8, 2021

The Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University is partnering with the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard to help provide a leadership development opportunity for first generation college students living in Central Asia, South Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and the United States.

Students from North Africa and the Middle East are invited to apply to the Crossroads Emerging Leaders Program 2021, a fully funded leadership development opportunity for first-in-family to college students from low-income backgrounds. Qualifications include: students who are 18-26 years old, currently enrolled, facing challenging financial and social circumstances, fluent in English, first generation university students. Please visit the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute website for an overview of the program and the application link, and to listen to former Crossroads students share their experiences from their cohorts and the impact that it had on their education and careers.