Application Deadline: Endeavor to submit applications on or before 15th October, 2016
Scholarship description: African Leadership Academy, South Africa offers scholarships for Pre-University Program on Entrepreneurial Leadership and African Studies 2016.
Scholarship Info: African Leadership Academy is on a mission to tranform Africa by educating the next genration of African Leaders.It hopes to acheive this by empowering young people to lead change across Africa. African Leadership Academy will enrol the most outstanding young leaders from across Africa and around the world. ALA is not only looking for young people who are smart and excel in the academic environment, but are also looking for young people with the potential to lead and impact the world around them through their courage, initiative and innovation.
Selection Criteria and Eligibility: ALA’s application and selection process is very rigorous to ensure that the most outstanding students from across Africa with the potential to drive change are selected.
ALA is looking to enrol young people aged 16 to 19 based on the following criteria:
- Leadership potential
- Entrepreneurial Spirit
- Passion for Africa
- Commitment to Service
- Academic Achievement
Number of Scholarships: Several
Value of Scholarship:
- Admitted students will receive partial financial support for fees, uniforms, books and supplies, transportation, accommodation, and stipends.
- Students benefit from enrichment in skill areas relevant to employment success, such as critical thinking, communications, and entrepreneurship.
- Students will receive support during their transition into secondary school, university or the workforce with mentoring, career counselling, internships, leadership development, and other life skills coaching.
- An integral component of the Program is the commitment from the Scholars to give back to their communities and countries of origin. Students will demonstrate this commitment through volunteerism and community service, as well as other forms of experiential learning.
- Graduates of the Scholars Program will be connected through an alumni network that offers information, resources, and opportunities to consult with other graduates.
Scholarship Duration:This is a two year pre-university program
Eligible Countries: You are eligible to apply if you are an African student.
Country of Institution: African Leadership Academy, South Africa
Application Process:Interested candidates can apply online
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