MILEAD Fellows Program for Young African Women Leaders, 2013

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Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative) offer Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program in Ghana (Africa). The duration is of one year. Applicants must be Africans, living on the continent or in the Diaspora. Applicants must demonstrate leadership potential and have a working knowledge of the English language. It covers the travels, accommodation, tuition, all meals, site visits, local events, training materials and all program related costs. Application material should be made electronically by March 15, 2013.. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them address issues facing women and girls across communities in Africa. Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women. Moremi Initiative believes that the full and active participation of women in leadership is a pre-requisite for positive change and development in Africa. . Fellowship is offered for one year long-term leadership development program.
The research areas of this scholarship are: The fellowship is provided in leadership development.
Who can apply to this scholarship? 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
· Outstanding personal qualities, including openness to interpersonal and multicultural experiences
Benefits of the scholarship: 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.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: It is a one year program.Note: This one year program is not a full-time fellowship. Selected candidates may remain full time students or work full time for the program duration, except during the 3–week summer institute. The 3-week summer institute is an intensive and full-time residential program and all fellows will be required to attend. The rest of the program involves community-based, online and other distance activities.
Number of scholarships: Not provided

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