Eisenhower Fellowships for African Applicants in USA, 2016

Applications are invited for Eisenhower Fellowships available for individuals who have a demonstrated track record of significant professional and community achievements and who seek to tackle big challenges in the future. Eisenhower Fellowships seeks a diverse mix of applicants, ages 32-45, from a wide range of professional sectors. This is a seven week fellowship program will take place from October 2-November 18, 2016 in USA. The application deadline is October 15, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Fellow receives an intensive, individually-designed program in his or her professional field.
Course Level: This is a seven week fellowship program.
Scholarship Provider: Eisenhower Fellowships is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization created in 1953 by a group of prominent American citizens to honor President Dwight D. Eisenhower
Scholarship can be taken at: USA

Eligibility: Eisenhower Fellowships seeks a diverse mix of applicants, ages 32-45, from a wide range of professional sectors. EF seeks ascendant leaders who are committed to making the world more peaceful, prosperous and just, and who are committed to a lifelong engagement with EF’s network of 1,400 active leaders around the world. Candidates from other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will be considered if they have a track record of regional impact and are nominated by a member of the Africa Leadership Steering Committee or a member of the Eisenhower Fellowships’ global network.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Eisenhower FellowshipsCandidates from the seven countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania and Zimbabwe can apply to Eisenhower Fellowships. (Candidates from other countries in Sub-Saharan Africa will be considered if they have a track record of regional impact and are nominated by a member of the Africa Leadership Steering Committee or a member of the Eisenhower Fellowships’ global network).

Scholarship Description: Eisenhower Fellowships (EF) exists to inspire leaders around the world to challenge themselves to think beyond their current scope, to engage others, including those outside of their current networks, and to leverage their own talents to better the world around them. Chaired by General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret), EF brings two groups to the U.S. annually, each composed of approximately two dozen outstanding mid-career Fellows (ages 32 – 45), drawn from 53 different countries. Over a seven-week period, each Fellow receives an intensive, individually-designed program in his or her professional field. Fellows are interviewed by high-level in-country nominating committees and selected by a committee at the Eisenhower Fellowships’ headquarters in Philadelphia.

Number of award(s): Not Known

Duration of award(s): Fellowships will be run from October 2-November 18, 2016.

Selection Criteria: Successful candidates demonstrate in their application that they think strategically and have demonstrated the leadership and management skills needed to realize their goals. In addition to more general fellowship objectives, Fellows are required to work on a project throughout the fellowship. The application must clearly describe the project on which the fellowship will be a significant focus. They seek Fellows who have the creativity required to take full advantage of this unparalleled opportunity; the ability to articulate clear goals for their program; and a vision of how they might use the experience to have a consequential impact which betters the world.

Notification: Candidates will be notified of results April 1, 2016

How to Apply: Nominated candidates should apply by using the online application.

Online Application

Scholarship Application Deadline: Deadline to submit application materials October 15, 2015.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

 

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