Wednesday, September 28, 2016

RESEARCH AND FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOUNG AFRICANS IN THE UNITED STATES

ENVISION
THE GLOBAL YOUNG LEADERS CONFERENCE
The conference takes part every year on the following dates:
June 19- June 28, July 3-  July 12, July 17- July 26.
Place
Washington, DC and New York, NY
 
About
The Global Young Leaders Conference is a 10 days leadership journey set to expand young leaders horizons and explore the future on a whole new level. It inspires future leaders through working among fellow peers while interacting with respected global issues experts This program enables them to gain a fresh, new global perspective.
The program equips students from across the United States and more than 145 countries with the confidence, independence, skills and global competitiveness required of the next generation.


Requirements
Applicant should be between the ages of 15-19.
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CORNELL UNIVERSITY FELLOWSHIPS
 
NEW STUDENT FELLOWSHIP
New students fellowship is one of many  fellowships set up by the cornell university to help new applicants on tuition, stipend and individual health insurance. The Cornell University Fellowships are awarded at the time of admission.
How to apply:
  • Student must be applying to Cornell University.
  • Prospective students apply for fellowships in support of diversity through the admissions application.
  • To be considered, applicants must respond “yes” to the question on the admissions application asking if they wish to be considered for university assistantships and fellowships, including diversity fellowships. Applicants must also submit a supplemental essay that addresses how the above criteria apply.
  • The Director of Graduate Studies for the graduate field to which the applicant is applying must submit a nomination to the Graduate School for consideration by the Associate Dean for Inclusion & Student Engagement and the Dean of the Graduate School.

These applications take place every year.
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CARNEGIE AFRICAN DIASPORA FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. Offered by IIE in partnership with the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa), the program is funded by a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY)
Who can apply
African-born academics currently living in the United States and Canada and working in higher education.
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WORLD BANK GROUP AFRICA EARLY YEARS FELLOWSHIP 2017 FOR YOUNG AFRICAN PROFESSIONALS
The World Bank Group’s Early Learning Partnership (ELP) is launching the Africa Early Years fellowship to recruit a cadre of young African professionals to support governments and World Bank teams to scale up investments in the early years. This new initiative is complementary to the WBG Africa Fellowship Program, which is targeting Ph.D students from Sub-Saharan Africa who are interested in starting careers with the World Bank Group.
Application Procedure:
  • To apply, please submit a completed application form and resume by October 20, 2016. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
  • Fellows will be selected by December 2016 and will start work in early 2017.

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