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Moremi Initiative for Empowerment And Leadership Development (MILEAD) Empowerment and Leadership Fellowship 2019 for Young African Women

Moremi Initiative for Empowerment And Leadership Development (MILEAD) Fellowship Program announces its call for applications for its 2019 fellowship program for young African women living in Africa and the Diaspora.

Application Deadline: 22nd February, 2019.

Eligible Countries: All African countries

To be taken at (country):  Ghana and Candidate’s home country.

About Scholarship:The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African female leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their communities and Africa as a whole. The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them address issues facing women and girls across communities in Africa. The MILEAD Program equips Fellows with the world class knowledge, skills, values and networks they need to succeed as 21st century women leaders.

Offered Since: 2004

By what Criteria is Selection Made? The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to outstanding young women 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 MILEAD – including a three-week residential Summer Institute in Ghana;
  • commit to a community change project
  • be between 19 – 25 years of age.

Number of Awards: The MILEAD Fellowship will be awarded to 25 outstanding young women

What are the benefits? The MILEAD Program equips Fellows with the world class knowledge, skills, values and networks they need to succeed as 21st century women leaders.

Duration of Fellowship: One year

How to Apply: Applications are available online at www.moremiinitiative.org or by request via email. Download the full 2019 Application Package and Forms below.

Completed application forms must be submitted along with a CV and two recommendation lettersAll applications and supporting documents must be submitted via email.

Visit the Fellowship Application page

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