Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2020/2021 for Emerging Leaders to Study at University of Columbia

Published Date: October 29, 2019

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    All
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United States
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2020
  • Type of scholarship

    Master's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $7000 - $9000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    Private sponsor
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    All
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    All
  • Scholarship Contact Details

The Obama Foundation Scholars Program aims to offer support to collaborative, dynamic, and rising leaders from across the world in a one-year innovative academic experience.

The Obama Foundation Scholars resides at Columbia World Projects. This is a new initiative that aims at systematically bringing university research to the world by way of projects which would have significant and lasting positive impact on the lives of people and will guide the way towards finding solutions to intractable problems. During the academic year, scholars will have the opportunity of participating in CWP.

After the completion of the program, scholars will return to their regions where they have been working and continue along a path of service. Scholars of the grant will be able to take the connections and skills they acquire during the program and apply them for the benefit of their communities or countries.

Type of scholarship:

Masters, Training

Eligibility:

The following are the criteria that rising leaders must meet for them to be eligible for the scholarship;

– Leaders must show a commitment to service and leadership within their community, region, or country, outside the United States. They must also show a commitment to return to these communities after the completion of their program.

– They must be emerging leaders who have contributed meaningfully to their field

– They must be fluent in English

Number of award:

Not specified

Value of award:

– Monthly stipend

– Furnished studio apartment

– Tuition and fees for up to four courses

– Basic medical, dental, and life insurance

– Air travel

Duration of program:

One year

How to apply:

It is important to visit the Obama Foundation Scholars Webpage for details on the scholarship


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