There will be no new “Core” class in 2021. We will be dedicating the year of 2021 to engaging and developing the network of remarkable DeBoer Lifelong Fellows.

We will be launching a “Legacy” class in 2021 with a new multi-year curriculum. This application period begins in November 2020.

Please click here for the full announcement with details.

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Application Process


The DeBoer Fellowship is designed to equip highly motivated change leaders to transform their businesses, organizations, communities, and country for good. Applying to be a DeBoer Fellow is a competitive process.

Applicants are evaluated by our Selection Committee which is composed of Myanmar civil society and business leaders. Applicants who are not selected may choose to apply again in future years.

There will be no “Core” class in 2021. The application period for our first “Legacy” class in 2021 will open in November 2020.


Application Instructions

  • Previous DeBoer Fellowship applicants, including those deferred or waitlisted, must reapply to be considered.
  • All responses must be in English.
  • Only complete applications will be considered. Please be sure to include all required documents with your application.
  • Submission options:
    • Online – We prefer you submit your application and required documents through our online application.
    • Email – You can submit your application via email to [email protected] *Please note that applications must be submitted as a Word document (not a PDF) for consideration. Other required documents can be emailed in any format.
    • Mail/delivery – You can mail or deliver hard copies of your application and other required documents to:
      • Attn: Peter Dove, DeBoer Fellowship – No. 62 C Inya Road,
        10 Quarter, Kamayut Township,
        Yangon, Myanmar

If you have specific questions after reviewing the application process and learning about the DeBoer Fellowship program details, please contact Hnin Hnin Aye, Administrative Officer, at (95) 09 9785160491.

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