Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme in USA, 2018

0
153

The Obama Foundation awards the prestigious Obama Fellowship Programme to encourage Excellent students from around the world who have inspire civic innovation. President Obama announced in a video and e-mail the first set of Obama Foundation initiatives to inspire and empower young people to change their world.

What you need to know about the Scholarship:

The Obama Foundation Fellowship seeks to support and elevate outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their remarkable work and to inspire a powerful wave of civic innovation. Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of twenty community-minded rising stars—organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more—who are radically altering the civic engagement landscape.

The two-year, non-residential Fellowship will offer hands-on training, resources, and leadership development. Fellows will also participate in four multi-day gatherings where they will collaborate with each other, connect with potential partners and resources, and collectively push their work forward. Throughout the program, each Fellow will pursue a personalized plan to leverage Fellowship resources to take their work to the next level. Applications for the inaugural fellowship class are open at Obama.org/Fellowship.

Level/Field of Study:

This is a two-year, nonresidential program. Fellowships are available for individuals who are working to solve important public problems in creative and powerful ways.

Host Nationality:

The Scholarship is taken in USA

Eligible Nationalities:

Fellows from all over the world are eligible to apply.

Number of Scholarships:

 The inaugural class of 20 Fellows will be integral to shaping the program and the community of Fellows for future years.

Scholarship Benefits:

The Foundation will cover transportation and accommodation for the in-person convenings. While theycan provide support in procuring visas, Fellows will be responsible for covering any visa costs.

Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme in USA, 2018 Requirements:

Applicants must be 18 or older. Foundation is looking for participants who are at a “tipping point” stage in their careers, rather than those who fit a particular age requirement. The Obama Foundation is looking for

  • Civic Innovators: The Foundation is looking for individuals who are working to solve important public problems in creative and powerful ways.
  • Discipline Diverse: The Foundation need people working from all angles and with different perspectives to strengthen their communities and civic life.
  • At a tipping point in their work: Successful applicants have already demonstrated meaningful impact in their communities, gaining recognition among their peers for their contributions.
  • Talented, but not connected: The Foundation is committed to expanding the circle of opportunity to include new and varied voices.
  • Good Humans: The Foundation is building an authentic community. A strong moral character is essential for the strength of this community, the integrity of the program, and the longevity

 

Best Way to Apply for The Fellowship:

The mode of applying is online.

Application Form

Deadline: The application deadline is October yearly

Scholarship Link