Application For 2021 Obama Foundation Scholars Program At Columbia University Is Open

President Obama speaks during a town hall meeting with Young African Leaders in the East Room at the White House.

Are you a community leader?

Are you making a positive impact in your own little corner?

Do you need support for your next big step?

Then this is for you. The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University is accpeting applications for their 2021-2022 cohort.

The programm is a fully funded full time leadership development program that brings together rising leaders who have demonstrated a commitement to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries and regions.

The year long academic course at Columbia University gives the beneficiaries more knowledge and skills to be able to build new capabilities and networks to accelerate their impact in their home countries.

To qualify, you must be an emerging leader who have made meaningful contributions to your field and are now at a “breakthrough moment” in their careers

You also need to prove commitment to service and leadership within a community, region or country, coupled with a demonstrated commitment to return to these communities following your completion of the program and apply the enhanced training, skills, and connections on a long-term basis for the benefit of these communities and you must be fluent in English (verbal, written and spoken)

Also, you should have the ability and inclination to positively shape the future of their community and have a demonstrated commitment to humility, integrity, inclusivity, stewardship, fearlessness, imagination and teamwork.

Click here to learn more about this program.


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