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June 13, 2008   Email to Friend 

EISENHOWER FELLOWSHIPS SEEKING LEADERS FOR AG
Darryal Ray
(334) 613-4187
June 13, 2008

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Eisenhower Fellowships, a private, non-profit organization, is now accepting applications for its 2009 agriculture fellowship program.

For farmers and ranchers with an established leadership track, aged 32 to 45, the program is intended for those on their way to prominent roles in the agriculture sector and who have a long-term commitment to agriculture.

One individual will be chosen to travel abroad in 2009 to meet with small and commercial farmers, farm organizations, companies, national government representatives and university researchers. Preference will be given to individuals with expertise in the future of energy, the environment or economic growth in a global community.

Fellows are chosen to travel abroad for 4 to 7 weeks, with an individually tailored itinerary of meetings with counterparts and key professionals in positions of leadership in another country. The fellowship covers all international and domestic travel, hotel accommodations and meals for Fellow and spouse.

Eisenhower Fellowships is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization seeking to foster dialogue and leadership through the exchange of information, ideas and perspectives among emerging leaders throughout the world. Established in 1953 as a tribute to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, the organization has sponsored some 1,700 Fellows from more than 100 countries.

For more information and to download an application, visit Eisenhower Fellowships at www.eisenhowerfellowships.org. Application deadline is Aug. 15 with finalist interviews in Philadelphia in October 2008.

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