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Are you an African student residing in Africa?

Then apply for the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarships 2021 and receive a comprehensive scholarship alongside career opportunities and a chance to join the global Alumni Network.

Application Deadline: Unspecified

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Benefits

  • Comprehensive Scholarships: the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide tuition, room and board for undergraduate study at Ashesi.
  • Career Support and Opportunities: Scholarship recipients will receive career counseling and support while still students and also after graduation.
  • AAI Global Alumni Network: Recipients of the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will graduate into one of the most prestigious alumni networks. AAI Alumni include prominent leaders in many sectors around Africa and the Globe and includes two sitting Presidents. Scholarship recipients will be connected to this network for potential opportunities, mentorship and the ability to collectively continue towards developing the continent.

Eligibility

  • Must be a citizen of an African country, residing in Africa
  • Exhibit strong academic record and penchant for high-achievement
  • Demonstrate a Financial Need
  • Present an active record of youth leadership within his/her community

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Application Instructions

  • To be considered for the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship, students must complete the application and scholarship process detailed here

About the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship

The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship is a partnership between the Jim Ovia Foundation, and the Africa-America Institute, to educate young Africans to lead the continent. Through our University partners, the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide comprehensive scholarships to select high achieving students, from under resourced backgrounds, a full education that will provide them with the necessary skills for a dynamic and innovation-driven career.

This scholarship is made possible through the generous philanthropy of the Jim Ovia Foundation, and is currently offered through Ashesi University.

Key Dates and Order of Program

  • Early Deadline: 25th March 2021
  • Regular Deadline: 29th July 2021 (Deadline for International and Scholarship Applications)
  • ┬áLate Deadline: 28th October 2021

The Late Admissions period attracts an extra GHs50. We also do not accept scholarship and international applications during the Late Admissions period.

  • The scholarship program would run at the Ashesi University in Ghana.

Networking and Partnership Opportunities

The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship is a partnership between the Jim Ovia Foundation, and the Africa-America Institute.

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Emmanuella Igomu is a content writer at Camberene. She is a communication enthusiast currently studying Mass communication, where she majors in Public Relations and Advertising. Emmanuella sometimes doubles as a brand promoter/online marketer and hopes to intern in a public relations/advertising agency or online marketing department in the near future.