BAN KI-MOON Global Citizen Scholarship Program 2021 (Fully-funded)

Applications are invited from Young  African graduates and Ph.D. candidates to the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizen scholarships program 2021.

The BAN KI_MOON Global Citizen Scholarship Program supports and encourages outstanding young people as they build their own “SDG Micro-Project” by facilitating their participation in international conferences and tailor-made, short-term academic training.
The scholarship provides opportunities to attend renowned international fora, connect and network with high-level change-makers, participate in advanced educational seminars and training, and learn from professional mentors and workshops offered by the Centre.

If there is non-restriction of movement due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the BAN KI-MOON Global Citizen Scholarship will Cover the following expenses:

  • program costs,
  • travel,
  • accommodation, and
  • a daily stipend for attendance at an in-person gathering.

The BAN KI-MOON Global Citizen Scholarship Program is open to African students who meet the following requirements:

  • All African youth, regardless of color, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation, are welcome to participate.
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 20-35 years old
  • They must have completed at least one year of a master’s program, be pursuing a Ph.D., or be within two years of completing a master’s or higher degree program.
  • Applicants must show a firm commitment to the SDGs and global citizenship values.
  • Proficiency in English Langauge is required.

Application Process

The following  documents are needed from applicants to apply for the  BAN KI-MOON Global Citizen Scholarship:

  • A Curriculum Vitae.
  •  Proof of academic titles and/or enrollment confirmation.
  • Scan of passport or other formal ID.
  • A Description of a project that applicants would like to implement for the SDGs in their community.
  • A Letter of motivation stating the reasons for applying for the scholarship  (maximum of 500 pages).
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Deadline: May 2, 2021.

For more information and application, visit the official site.