2018 World Youth Alliance (WYA) Africa Vanessa Cherese Scholarship ,USA


Applications are  currently available for World Youth Alliance (WYA) Africa scholarship,  for committed, and dedicated WYA member from Africa who will represent WYA Africa in the first batch of WYA Global Internship Program (January-April, 2018) and 15th International Solidarity Forum (March 2018) in New York City. Successful completion of WYA’s Certified Training Program and Regional Internship Program in the WYA Africa regional office in Nairobi, Kenya are prerequisites to apply. APplicants are advised to adhere strictly to the .listed eligibility criteria to ensure consideration for the program.

Application Deadline: 30th June 2017

Eligible Countries: African countries

To be taken at (country): New York City, USA

Type: Internship

Eligibility: WYAA is looking for leaders with a strong desire to protect and promote human dignity while making a positive impact on society. A successful candidate will been proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented and humble individuals with the willingness to learn; if you possess these qualities, if you’re looking to make a difference, apply today.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Program: The chosen WYA member will receive the Vanessa Cherese Scholarship which includes:

  • 3-month project management and advocacy training at the WYA Headquarters in New York
  • Opportunity to represent the WYA Africa region in the International Solidarity Forum
  • Roundtrip economy class flight tickets from the airport of departure to New York, USA
  • Shared room accommodations with facilities in New York (a value of approximately $4,500)

Further financial support during the internship can be granted on a case-to-case basis. The selected member is responsible for expenses related to visa application and local transportation from his or her province to the airport of departure.

How to Apply:  Click here to download an application form and list of requirements.

Applicants should submit their completed application requirements to africa@wya.net with a subject 2018WYAASearch_LastName on or before the set deadline

Visit Program Webpage for details

Award Provider: World Youth Alliance (WYA)


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