This program enables young development practitioners from developing countries like Nigeria to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities.
Participants engage in learning that is grounded in real-world experiences and focused on core thematic areas. Through a shared learning environment with others from around the world, participants are exposed to a range of experiences and the beginnings of a potentially lifelong network of support.
COADY International Institute is offering Global Youth Leadership Scholarship Programmed for young people from Developing countries in 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: Developing countries
To be taken at (country): Coady Institute, Canada
Eligible Field of Study: participants engage in learning grounded in real world experiences and focused on Coadys core thematic areas. START APPLICATION here…
Offered Since: 2011
Type: Leadership and Mentor ship training
Scholarship Provider: COADY International Institute
Selection Criteria and Eligibility: This program is targeted to young leaders (20-30 years old) from developing countries who are working on development issues. Priority is given to people who:
- Possess a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in social, environmental or economic development in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, and the rights of girls and women;
- Have great drive and passion for their work, demonstrated through their outstanding contributions in their organizations and communities;
- Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community-based organizations and not-for-profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business; and
- Have strong oral and written English language competencies.
Value of Program:
- The Global Youth Leadership program provides successful candidates with a full scholarship that includes tuition, travel, accommodation, and meals.
- Program participants also benefit from the guidance and mentor ship of accomplished leaders from around the world.
Duration of Program: 3 Months