Applications are invited for Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme in USA. Application is open for international students for this scholarship in 2018.
The two-year, nonresidential program aims to encourage and support outstanding people from around the world to inspire 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.
|Deadline||:||6 October 2017|
|Field of Study||:||All subjects|
Benefits for Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme:
The Foundation will cover transportation and accommodation for the in-person convening. While they can provide support in procuring visas, Fellows will be responsible for covering any visa costs.
Eligibility for Obama Foundation Fellowship Programme:
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
Nationality: International fellows 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.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants musts have previous degree.
Test Requirement: No
English Language Requirement: Fellows must be fluent in spoken and written English as all programming will be conducted in English.