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Location: Ghana.
Type: Fully Funded.

Moremi Initiative for Women Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) offers Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program for young African women between 19–25 years of age. The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women who have exhibited leadership potential in their community, organization, and/or profession. Applicants must agree to participate in all required activities related to MILEAD – beginning with a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana; and commit to a community change project. Applicants must be Africans, living on the continent or in the Diaspora.

Eligibility:

To participate applicants must:

  • Be a young African woman (between 19 and 25 years of age);
  • Demonstrate leadership potential and promise;
  • Show track record of interest in service to the community;
  • Demonstrate high academic potential- with ability to participate in vigorous under-graduate level program;
  • Have a working knowledge of the English language; and
  • Outstanding personal qualities, including openness to interpersonal and multicultural experiences.

Cost:

The full cost of the summer institute is $4,500 and covers travels, accommodation, tuition, all meals, site visits, local events, training materials and all program related costs. Moremi Initiative will ensure the participation of all selected candidates regardless of their financial situation.

Application Process:

Completed application forms must be submitted along with a CV and two recommendation letters. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted by email.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries:

Applications are welcome from young women living in Africa (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, São Tomé and Príncipe, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and Zimbabwe).

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Location: Ghana.Type: Fully Funded. Moremi Initiative for Women Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) offers Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program for young African women between 19–25 years of age. The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women who have exhibited leadership potential in their community,...
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