Applications for the 2021 Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship For African Students is currently ongoing.
About the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship
The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship is a collaboration between the Jim Ovia Foundation and the Africa-America Institute to train young African leaders.
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The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide comprehensive scholarships to select high-achieving students from under-resourced backgrounds who will receive a full education that will equip them with the requisite skills for a competitive and innovation-driven career through their University partners. This scholarship is made possible by the Jim Ovia Foundation’s generous philanthropy and is currently offered through Ashesi University.
Applicants who are eligible include:
- Applicant must be a citizen of an African country, residing in Africa;
- Exhibit strong academic record and penchant for high-achievement;
- Demonstrate a Financial Need;
- Present an active record of youth leadership within his/her community.
The Scholarship will provide the following benefits:
- Comprehensive Scholarships: The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide tuition, room and board for undergraduate study at Ashesi.
- Career Support and Opportunities: Scholarship recipients will receive career counseling and support while still students and also after graduation.
- AAI Global Alumni Network: Recipients of the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will graduate into one of the most prestigious alumni networks. AAI Alumni include prominent leaders in many sectors around Africa and the Globe and includes two sitting Presidents. Scholarship recipients will be connected to this network for potential opportunities, mentorship and the ability to collectively continue towards developing the continent.
To be considered for the Scholarship, candidates must complete the application and scholarship process.
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For more information visit the official website of Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship