2017 Funded Ewha Global Empowerment Program (EGEP) for Women Activitists in Asia and Africa

Application Deadline:Submit applications on or before 9th April 2017

Note that all selected participants will be announced 17th May 2017

Eligible Countries:  Only candidates from Countries in Asia and Africa should apply.

Scholarship country: Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea


  • For the July 2017 session: Transnational Feminism and Women’s activism
  • For the January 2018 session: Transnational Women’s Activism: Sexuaity, Women’s body and Violence

Scholarship Info: EGEP is a coveted two-week residential educational program that happens twice a year (summer and winter) put together by Ewha Womans University. As reported by the MOU between Ewha Womans University and UN Women, this program will promote education for women and gender equality in Asia and Africa by empowering women working in non-governmental public sectors and by nourishing the next generation of women leaders.

On completing this program, participants will benefit in the following ways:

  • improve their theoretical knowledge and practical capacities from a gender perspective;
  • Broadene and sharpen their understanding of women’s lives, women’s issues, and women’s rights in Asian and African contexts; and
  • Strengthen their feminist leadership capacities to build women’s solidarity and cooperation in local, national, and transnational contexts.

Eligibility: With minimum three years of experience, women activists working in international and national non-governmental public sectors in Asia, such as NGOs, NPOs, civil society organizations, as well as individuals working independently are encouraged to apply for this program.

Selection Criteria: The selection committee will meticulously evaluate the applicants based on the following criteria:

  •    field experience                                                                   25%
  • expertise in women’s issues                                             25%
  • potential as next generation of women leaders              25%
  • contribution to the community                                       25%

Number of Awardees: 20~25 for every term of EGEP

Value of Program: The University covers the tuition for all the participants. Ewha Womans University provides the funding to cover fees for the tuition, dormitory, and a two-week allowance for all the participants. Funds for airfare will be awarded only to the participants from ODA beneficiary countries.

Duration of Program: 2 weeks. July 9 – 23 2017 / January 7 – 21 2018

How to Apply:

  • Application Form
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Essay
  • Letter of Recommendation

Requirements: These requirements are only for those who have been notified as selected EGEP participants.

All forms are downloadable at http://egep.ewha.ac.kr.

It is important to go through the program webpage before applying

Click here to apply

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