2013 Fellowship Scholarship for Africans
Grameen Foundation Fellowship Program: Grameen Foundation is a leader in the fight against poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Middle East / North Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Grameen Foundation advanced programs have helped millions of poor people to improve their lives and move out of poverty.
Our goal is simple: by providing access to appropriate financial services, life-changing information and unique income-generating opportunities, we enable the poor, especially the poorest and those living in areas difficult to reach, themselves out of poverty.
To help us accomplish our mission, we are launching the Grameen Foundation Scholarship Program and are looking for passionate leaders for our class!
As Grameen Foundation Fellow, you have the opportunity to work with some of the brightest minds in the global development and social innovation on projects that make a difference in the lives of the poor.
During this one-year scholarship, you will gain hands-on experience significant missions tailored to your skills and interests with the needs of our local offices in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Join the innovation on the ground.
Grameen Foundation Fellowship Basics
Fellowships in the field are 12 months, based in an office on the ground foundations local Grameen Latin America, Africa and Asia or the United States. All awards include significant hands on the field or field exposure.
The class will grant up to 10 fellows each investment tailored to match individual skills and passions, as well as the needs of the Grameen Foundation.
Class will receive training scholarships for their placement, as well as ongoing support and professional development.
All fellows receive a stipend to cover living expenses and accommodation during their internship. Fellows are responsible for their own airfare and visa fees.
Grameen Foundation scholarship eligibility and the application process
Candidates for the scholarship must have at least three years of relevant work experience, or one year of work experience and a graduate degree to be eligible.
Fluency in English is required for all fellows, Spanish fluency is required for all investments in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Applicants must complete a written application. Best candidates will then complete a series of interviews to determine their best placement scholarship.
To apply, candidates must first register with Bankers without Borders ® and apply online. The application deadline is March 31.
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