Fellowship for African Women in the USA Fully Funded from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation

Deadline : 02 Dec 2019

Nonprofit organization: NYU Wagner

Study level: Undergraduate

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Fellowship for African Women in the USA Fully Funded from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation

The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship opens its door to accept new fellows for its program, This becomes true due to donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, which expands the opportunity for African women to impact public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing, travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses. Fellowship recipients commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa. This fellowship is only available to degree-seeking students. Advanced professional certificate and non-degree programs are not applicable to this fellowship. 

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Citizen and resident in an African country at the time of application.
  2. Strong academic record.
  3. Demonstrated commitment to public service.
  4. A NYU Wagner education would significantly enhance your ability to have a deep and lasting impact on public service issues in your home country and region and applicable to the following programs:
  • MPA Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy.
  • MPA Health Policy & Management.
  • Master of Urban Planning.
  • EMPA Public Service Leaders.

Funding:

The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing, travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses.

About NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service:

NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service prepares public service leaders to translate ideas into actions that have an effective and lasting impact on the public good. Their faculty’s research changes the way people frame, understand, and act on important public issues. They provide their students with critical skills, access to all that New York City has to offer, and a deep understanding of the context surrounding public service challenges which they use to improve cities and communities across the globe. Since 1938, NYU Wagner has been educating the world’s future public service leaders. It offers a Master of Public Administration in Public & Nonprofit Management & Policy, Master of Public Administration in Health Policy & Management, Master of Urban Planning, Master of Health Administration, Master of Science in Public Policy, Executive Master of Public Administration, and PhD in Public Administration. 

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Host Country: United States of America

Eligible Country: Algeria , Comoros , Egypt , Mauritania , Somalia , Djibouti , Libya , Morocco , Sudan , Tunisia

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