Hosts – Frequently Asked Questions

There is no cost to host organizations. Legacy International covers the travel and living expenses of the fellow.

The U.S. Department of State sponsors the fellows' J-1 visa and Legacy supports the fellows through the process. This includes a background check by US Homeland Security.

The primary responsibility is to provide substantive learning opportunities relevant to your fellow. For more details go here

Fellows are placed at businesses, social enterprises, NGOs, incubators and government agencies for a hands-on practical fellowship experience. Host organizations vary in focus and structure.  

Spring 2024 - Fellowship placements are between May 12 and June 7, 2024. 

Spring 2025 - dates to be determined

Great! Contact Us.  We will talk with you about the projects and learning opportunities you have and see if there is a fellow whose interests, skills, and learning goals would be a match.

COVID contingencies:   Legacy International's team monitors all participants throughout the program.  When needed we shift to remote or virtual work.