2022 Fully Funded Acumen West Africa Leadership Programme for Emerging Leaders



Deadline (y-m-d): 2022-07-12

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Applications for the 2022 Acumen West Africa Leadership Programme have commenced for interested and qualified individuals.

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The program equips extraordinary individuals from across East and West Africa with the knowledge, support system and practical wisdom to unlock their full potential and drive positive change in society.

Over the course of a year, Fellows remain in their jobs while taking part in five week-long seminars, where they receive the tools, training and space to innovate new ideas, accelerate their impact, and build a strong network of social leaders from across their region and around the world.

Details:

The program equips extraordinary individuals from across East and West Africa with the knowledge, support system and practical wisdom to unlock their full potential and drive positive change in society.

Fellows are bright minds and big thinkers who dare to do what’s right, not what’s easy, to create positive change in their country. Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work.

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Requirements:

To be considered for the IMES, you must:

  • Be new to UBC, entering directly from secondary school.
  • Be an international student who will be studying at UBC on a Canadian study permit (student visa). (Changes to your citizenship status will affect your IMES eligibility.)
  • Demonstrate exceptional academic achievement and intellectual promise, as well as impressive extracurricular and community involvement.
  • Not be nominated for a need-and-merit-based International Scholars award.
  • Apply to UBC by January 15.

Duration and Reward

  • Acumen West Africa Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world.
  • Over the course of a year, Fellows remain in their jobs while taking part in five week-long seminars, where they receive the tools, training and space to innovate new ideas, accelerate their impact, and build a strong network of social leaders from across their region and around the world.

How To Apply

  1. Step 1: Apply online — Applications open 1 June and close 12 July
  2. Step 2: Receive your online assignments in August
  3. Step 3: Attend the Selection Conference in November 11 & 12
  4. Step 4: Fellows are announced in December

Click on the apply button below to commence your application if you are interested and qualified.

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The Application Deadline is 12th July 2022

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