Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program – Fully Funded to South Africa

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Obama Foundation Leaders, popularly known as Obama Foundation has rolled out an initiative termed The Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program targeting at the young and innovative African youths across the continent.

What is Obama Foundation Leadership Program?

The Obama Foundation Leaders is an initiative that seeks to encourage young and emerging leaders who have demonstrated a commitment to integrity; show potential for impact, and are at earlier stages of their journey.

Aims & Objective of Obama Foundation Leaders

The Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program primary aims and objectives is geared towards building an ever growing network of innovative and ethical change-makers, who earnestly yearn to drive positive change in their respective communities.

Successful candidates will have demonstrated commitment to integrity, show potential for impact, and are zealous to stay engaged with the Obama Foundation throughout the year and beyond.

We are much more interested in talented individuals who are on the right trajectory at earlier stages of their journey, as well as those who have already attained success.

To be considered for the Obama Foundation Africa Leaders Program, you must meet the following criteria:

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidate must be a Citizen of an African country
  • Candidate should have a strong command in English language (verbal and written)
  • Eligible candidates are expected to be between the age of 24 to 40 year
  • Candidate must be a resident of any African country (though it is ACCEPTED to reside in an African country other than the country of your birth)

What Are thep Beneifits hof Obama Foundation Leaders Program?

The benefits of Obama Foundation Leadership Program is immense, and covers some of the major expenses such as airfare, ground transport in South Africa, and shared dormitory accommodation.

Candidates are responsible to cover minor expenses such as Passport acquisition and obtaining a South African visa.

Candidate who make the cut will automatically become members of a dedicated and self-sustaining of change-makers.

Leaders are committed to endless learning and mentoring through in-person gathering.

Selected candidates will need to be in Johannesburg, South Africa from July 10 through July 15, 2019.

Participant are required to participate in an online and virtual programming activities throughout the program year. This activities includes accountability group meetings, interactive webinars, peer reviews of action plans, and discussions around the values-based leadership and challenges faced by ethical leaders.

How to Apply for Obama Foundation Leadership Program

Official Application Website

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  1. OJOK STEVEN says:


  2. Shakirah kayondo says:

    Is that scholarship haz starting age ,am requesting for scholarship

  3. Mabirizi Herman kakinda says:

    Scholarship for engineering course

    • Kagolo Christopher says:

      Interested any opportunity plz
      My e-mail kagolochristopher500@gmail.com

      • Kagolo Christopher says:

        my name is Kagolo Christopher, a Ugandan by nationality aged 30.
        Ended my studies in senior three dropped out from school coz ov school fees, joined Technical institute the same thing happened to me didn’t complete all my education levels coz ov school fees

        Will be glad if you put
        me under your


    Am so far offering automotive mechanics and am much interested in the scholarship

  5. What I have a certificate in electrical engineering can I get that sponsorship

  6. Iam Requesting scholarship for IT information (computing and information Technology.

  7. Kyome claire says:

    I want to get the scholarship

  8. Peter santino says:

    Ready for scholarship

  9. Roger Bukenya says:

    Iam interested, please guide me more.

  10. Mawejje Vicent says:

    ready for scholarship

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