Beginning in Fall 2019, participating colleges and universities will each offer two annual, renewable scholarships that cover a minimum of 50% tuition to selected international undergraduates dedicated to furthering the #YouAreWelcomeHere message by bridging intercultural divides. Applicants will answer a short essay question or present a multimedia project about their ideas for advancing intercultural learning and understanding on their future campuses.
While Tanya De Mello does’nt give us overt steps to getting a job at the United Nations, she presents a case for the type of person that should be applying to these jobs. Individuals with purpose, a mission to tackle real problems and a willingness to just go and do it. #UN #UnitedNations #InternationalDevelopmentCareers
The World Bank Group (WBG) Africa offers chosen fellows a six-month assignment at World Bank Group (WBG) offices in Washington D.C. or in country offices to gain hands-on experience in the operations of the WBG.
The Australia Awards team receive thousands of scholarship applications every year – all from talented and accomplished people hoping to make a difference in their home country. It’s a very competitive process. They’ve put together some tips to help you reflect on your application and think about how to prepare if you’d like to apply again after being rejected. This is also useful to first-time candidates interested in presenting successful applications for funding their study in Australia.
“If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents.” ~ African proverb
The application period for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) is now open. The fellowship commonly referred to as Young African Leadership Institute Fellows is funded by the United States Government through their State Department and was initiated under former President Barack Obama and continued under current President Donald Trump.
The application will close on October 10, 2018. No applications will be accepted after this date. Don’t wait until the last minute to complete your application. Prepare early and take the time to thoughtfully compose your answers before you fill out and submit your application.
The department has put together a publication with advice from former Fellows on successfully navigating the application process. It can be accessed at The Fellowship Application Insider
The two-year, non-residential Obama Fellowship offers hands-on training, resources, and leadership development to help Fellows scale the impact of their work. Deadline Sept. 18 #ObamaFellows #ObamaFoundation #AfricanScholar