African Women Public Service Fellowship

African Women Public Service Fellowship

Wagner announces a call for applications for the African Women Fellowships, a fellowship program made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, which expands the opportunity for African women to prepare for public service in their home countries.
African Women Fellowships – Host Institution(s): NYU Wagner, USA.

African Women Fellowships: Fields of study

As fellows at NYU Wagner, African women study in one of two graduate programs: the two-year Master of Public Administration or the one-year Executive MPA: Concentration on International Public Service Organizations.

Target group: African Women

African Women Fellowships: Scholarship value/inclusions

The awards for either program will support tuition, housing, travel to and from the United States and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses.

African Women Fellowships: Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria

Be citizens and residents in an African country at the time of application.
NYU Wagner’s admissions committee pays particular attention to applications from women who possess strong academic records;
Who have a demonstrated commitment to public service;
For whom a Wagner education would significantly enhance their ability to have a deep and lasting impact on public service issues in their home country and region.
Applicants commit to returning 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.
African Women Fellowships: Application Instructions

There are no special forms or applications to fill out to be considered for the African Women Public Service Fellowship.
You will automatically be considered for all scholarships, including the African Women Public Service Fellowship.

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