2017 African Women’s Public Service Fellowship By Oprah Winfrey

Scholarships and Grants

African Women’s Public Service Fellowship

The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship is fully sponsored by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation. The target is to expand the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.

 

Fellowship recipients commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa.

This fellowship is only available to degree-seeking students. Advanced professional certificate and non-degree programs are not applicable for this fellowship. 

 

To be Eligible, the Student must:

  • Citizen and resident in an African country at the time of application.
  • Strong academic record.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service.

Special Note:

Successful scholarship recipients must agree to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program  and assume leadership positions  on the African continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa.

This fellowship is only available to degree-seeking students. Advanced professional certificate and non-degree programs are not applicable for this fellowship. 

Method of Application

 

To apply and for more information visit here

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