Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to host?

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

Who sponsors the fellows' for a visa?

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.

What is expected of a fellowship host?

The primary responsibility is to provide substantive learning opportunities relevant to your fellow. Here is more on what that looks like.

What type of organization can host?

Host organizations vary in focus and structure.  Our fellows also have a range of focuses. Many types of organizations have been a fit such as NGOs, Start-ups, government organizations, businesses, and incubators.

What are the spring 2020 fellowship dates?

The fellowships will be April 28th- May 21st (M-Th). The fellows spend Fridays with Legacy in training and project development.

We are interested in hosting. What do we do next?

Great! Contact Mike DuVall He 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.