Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships 2022 for Young African Leaders

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This is to notify you that the Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships for Young African Leaders 2022 Applications are ongoing. You will find all the necessary details below on how to apply, eligibility, requirements, deadline, award value, and more.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for the 2022 Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships for Young African Leaders. Interested applicants ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Scholars will attend the University of Bordeaux’s Summer School on “Sustainable African Cities” and additional special skills trainings with MCI the Entrepreneurial University.

The selected scholars will also be responsible for proposing and implementing their own SDG Micro-Project in their community during the scholarship period (May – December 2022). SDG Micro-Projects are localized projects addressing one or more of the SDGs in a given community and context. Scholars will receive a 500€ seed grant to support their project and will receive project management training and guidance throughout the project proposal and implementation process.

*Please kindly note that the Scholarship Program will be held in an entirely virtual format.

Program Benefits

  • Full cost coverage for summer school training with the University of Bordeaux and coverage of skills trainings with MCI as well as other expert workshops.
  • A 500€ seed grant to support the implementation of an SDG Micro-Project to be distributed after the successful submission of a project proposal.
  • Certificate of Achievement awarded after the successful completion of the SDG Micro-Project signed by Co-chairs of the Ban Ki-moon Centre.
  • Alumni Network membership for scholars who successfully complete the program and earn their certificate.
  • Further platforming of scholars and selected projects on RELX’s SDG Resource Centre, the BKMC website, social media, and international forums.

Eligibility

  • African youth from one of 5 African countries with rising cities experiencing rapid urbanization: Cote d’Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, and Morocco.
  • Age group 20-35
  • Applicants must be graduate or doctoral/post-doctoral students OR be recent graduates of a master’s level degree or higher.
  • Applicants must demonstrate strong dedication to the SDGs (particularly SDG 11) and the ideals of global citizenship.
  • Applicants must provide evidence that they may otherwise not have access to such an opportunity.
  • Applicants must provide proof of a minimum English level B2 (European Standards)

Application for Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships for Young African Leaders

What follows is how to apply for the Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships for Young African Leaders 2022 Application:

Please submit the following materials to scholars@bankimooncentre.org by April 3, 2022, 11 PM CET.

  • Current CV, including date of birth and nationality
  • Scan of passport or other formal ID
  • Proof of academic titles and/or enrollment confirmation
  • Letter of motivation (max 500 words)
  • SDG Micro-Project pitch (max 500 words)

Click here to apply.

Deadline – Last day to Apply

Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships for Young African Leaders Application Deadline: The closing date for this opportunity is on April 3, 2022 –
Ends in: 12 days

Official Links

Visit the Official Webpage of the Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarships for Young African Leaders 2022

 

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