Scholarship Name: Moremi Initiative for Empowerment And Leadership Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program
Moremi Initiative announce its call for applications for the 2014 Moremi Leadership Empowerment and Development (MILEAD) Fellows Program for young African women living in Africa and the Diaspora
Accepted Subject Areas: Leadership development
The MILEAD Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and succeed in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them tackle issues affecting women in their communities and society as a whole- by equipping them with the world class knowledge, skills, values and networks they need to succeed as 21st century women leaders.
Scholarship Offered Since: 2004
By what Criteria is Selection Made?
Fellowship will be awarded to outstanding young women with exceptional qualities who have exhibited leadership potential in their community, organization, and/or profession.
Who is eligible to apply?
To be eligible for the one-year program, an applicant must
- be African, living on the continent or in the Diaspora;
- agree to participate in all required activities related to MILEA- including a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana;
- commit to a community change project
- be between 19 – 25 years of age.
How Many Scholarship Positions are available?
The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women
What are the benefits?
Development of transformational leadership skills among other benefits
How long will sponsorship last? One year
Eligible African Countries
All African countries
To be taken at (country):
Application Deadline: is Friday March 14, 2014
Offered annually? Yes
How to Apply
Application forms are available online or by request via email. Completed application form must be submitted with two letters of recommendation and CV. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted by email.
Visit the Scholarship Application page
Sponsors: Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa (Moremi Initiative)
Important Notes: Please review program and application guidelines carefully, before completing your application.