The Obama Foundation Scholars Program will give rising young leaders around the world who are already making a difference in their communities the opportunity to take their work to the next level through a newly designed curriculum that brings together academic, skills-based, and hands-on learning.
The Scholars Program empowers individuals with a proven commitment to service with the tools they need to make their efforts more effective, to identify innovative solutions to complex global problems, and promote change through values-based leadership.
Scholarships Number and Award:
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program offers an extraordinary scholarship that covers:
-Tuition and expenses and provides a monthly living stipend;
-Funding for books and course materials;
-Opportunities to experience unique out-of-the-classroom programming;
-Any travel costs for these experiences will also be fully covered.
Education Level & Subject:
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program seeks to support dynamic, collaborative, rising leaders from around the world in an innovative one-year academic experience.
Rising leaders from around the world who meet the below criteria are encouraged to apply:
-Significant work experience and professional accomplishments with a clear trajectory of increasing impact;
-Demonstrated record of community service or working for the public good, either through a full-time professional role or significant engagement outside of primary employment;
-Possess a clear focus on a globally applicable challenge;
-A clear commitment to return to and reinvest your new skills in your community after the program concludes.
-3 Letters of Recommendation;
-2 Short Essay Responses.
How to Apply:
All applicants must complete the online application and include the following, which are required to apply for the Harris MA-IDP and participation in Obama Foundation Scholars Program
April 10, 2018