The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is sponsored by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and administered by Legacy International with support from partners in the U.S. and North Africa.

Established in 1979, Legacy International is a U.S.-based non-governmental organization dedicated to strengthening the civil society and generating citizen participation worldwide through professional training and internships, training of trainers, citizen exchanges, consultation services, and local projects.

Partner Organizations

us-association-former-members-of-congress-logoLegacy is in partnership with The  U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (FMC). This organization is arranging many professional development opportunities and interactions with former members of Congress. See list of FMC Mentors.

amideastAMIDEAST is a leading American non-profit organization engaged in international education, training and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa.


bridges-logo BRIDGES Center for Culture and Communication is a Moroccan NGO based in Rabat.  Bridges is an education center that offers studies in language and culture. Screen shot 2017-10-04 at 4.12.14 PMThe Maghreb Economic Forum (MEF), is a Tunisian Think-and-Do Tank, founded in 2011 on the premise of supporting further Maghreb integration and unlocking economic and social growth.
Screen shot 2017-10-04 at 4.14.40 PMWorld Learning, is a nonprofit organization working to empower people, communities and strengthen institutions around the world through education, sustainable development, and exchange programs.