leadership | Scholarship for Nigerians and Africans - Part 2

South Africa Rhodes Scholarships for Postgraduate Study at University of Oxford, UK

Applications are invited from outstanding young students who excel academically, demonstrate leadership, are committed to making a difference in the world, and have the energy to fulfil their ambitions. The Trust covers all costs, including University and College fees, and travel to and from Oxford. A comfortable living allowance is also provided. Candidates must be at least 19 and younger than 25 years as at 1 October 2012. The age limit has been extended by three years for MBChB
applicants who are doing their medical internships. Four scholarships are available for South African residents in general; one for KwaZulu-Natal; and one each for the alumni of Diocesan College, Paul Roos Gymnasium, St Andrew’s College, and South African College School. There is a further scholarship available for residents of Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland..

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 August 2011

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The International Women’s Forum Leadership Foundation Fellow Program 2011-2012, USA

The IWF Leadership Foundation serves the public interest by advancing women’s leadership across careers, cultures and continents.Women from 28 nations across multiple disciplines and sectors have participated in this program that is making an enduring and powerful impact on the Fellows and their organizations.The Fellows program is designed to help emerging women leaders to:
• Connect with senior-level decision?makers
• Boost bottom-line results
• Strengthen teamwork and coalition-building skills
• Enhance sensitivity to diverse cultures
• Develop new skills to lead initiatives
• Improve communication
• Build mentoring capacities within their organizations
• Foster a group of peer mentors in multiple industries

Scholarship Application Deadline: 1 June 2011

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2011 Image Magazine Scholarship for Women in MBA, UK

MAGE Magazine, in association with the UCD Smurfit School is offering a €15,000 scholarship to one female candidate wishing to enter either the full- or part-time MBA programme starting in September 2010. The school offers a choice of three Executive part-time MBA programmes and a one-year Full-time MBA programme. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees and can only be used towards the MBA programme at UCD Smurfit School; it will be awarded to the candidate who best meets the selection criteria and standard MBA programme entry requirements as outlined in the terms and conditions.  Selection will be based on submission of two short essays as follows:
1. Tell us (in 500 words or less) how you have demonstrated entrepreneurship and leadership in your career
2. Tell us (in 200 words or less) why you feel you deserve this scholarship
A panel of judges will evaluate essay submissions and entrants will then be invited to complete a full MBA application if they have not already done so.
Eligibility: This promotional competition, run in conjunction exclusively with Image magazine Ireland, is only open to female residents of Ireland. Applicants must meet the entry requirements of the Smurfit MBA programme.

Scholarship Application Deadline: 29 April 2011

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