Global Youth Leaders Programme at Coady Institute in Canada

Entries for the Global Youth Leaders Programme are now being accepted. This three-week education programme is open to young individuals from developing countries who are experienced in one the areas listed below. The scholarship may cover all of the related expenses to the program. The application deadline is March 31, 2017.

Scholarship Description
This Global Youth Leaders Programme enables young development practitioners from developing countries to strengthen their leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities.

Award Value
When a candidate applies for acceptance to the Coady programme, s/he is asked to identify prospective sources of funds to cover all programme-related costs. Once a candidate is accepted into a Coady programme, s/he will be informed of the  level of scholarship support offered as well as the balance of costs for which the candidate is responsible.

Level and Area of Studies
This is a-three week program in any field that be able to strengthen candidates’ leadership capacities in order to contribute to innovation and change in their organizations and communities.

Place of Study
At Coady Institute in Canada.

Eligibility and Criteria
This programme is targeted to young leaders (20-30 years old) from developing countries who are working on development issues. Priority is given to people who:

  • Possess a minimum of two years of demonstrated experience in social, environmental or economic development in sectors such as livelihoods or inclusive economic development, food security, environment, access to education and health care, governance, and the rights of girls and women;
  • Have great drive and passion for their work, demonstrated through their outstanding contributions in their organizations and communities;
  • Are practitioners in civil society organizations including community-based organizations and not-for-profits, or active in public or private institutions, donor/philanthropic agencies, social movements or in a social enterprise/business; AND
  • Have strong oral and written English language competencies.

Applicants’ Nationality
Only those from developing countries may apply this scholarship.

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Application Instruction
Application should be made through the online system at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
March 31, 2017.

Website and Application Link

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