Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship Program 2021 is now open for applications. The program empowers exceptional young people by facilitating their participation in international conferences as well as tailor-made, short-term academic trainings and supporting and mentoring them during the development of their own “SDG Micro-Project.”
In 2021, the Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens is granting 6 full scholarships to young African graduates and PhD candidates covering program costs and, if COVID-19 restrictions allow travel, accommodation, and a daily stipend for attendance at an in-person gathering.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global
Scholarship Type: Fully funded scholarships
Host Institution(s): University of Bordeaux/Virtual
Scholarship Worth: Full funding (amount not specified)
Study Level: Postgraduate
Number of Awards: 6 full scholarships
Nationality: African Students
Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarships 2021 | SCHOLARSHIP COMPONENTS
In addition to the benefits mentioned above, the 2021 scholarship program will also include (an/a);
- Online summer school with the University of Bordeaux on “African Cities in 2030” (May 31 – June 4, 2021).
- Virtual expert workshops on the SDGs, project management, fundraising, and more.
- Participation at the virtual RELX Inspiration Day June 2021.
- One-on-one mentoring by professors at the University of Bordeaux and high-level partners of the Ban Ki-moon Centre during the implementation of an individual SDG Micro-Project.
- Possible virtual or in-person participation at the “Africa-France Summit on Sustainable Cities and Regions” in Montpellier, France (July 8 – 11, 2021).
- Certificate of Achievement after the successful completion of the SDG Micro-Project, signed by Ban Ki-Moon and Heinz Fischer.
- Alumni Network membership for scholars who successfully complete the program.
- Scholarships open to all African youth regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation
- Age group 20-35
- Applicants must have completed at least 1 year of a master’s program, be working towards a PhD, or be within 2 years of graduation from a master’s program or higher.
- Applicants must demonstrate strong dedication to SDGs and the ideals of global citizenship.
- Applicants must provide evidence that they may otherwise not have access to such an opportunity.
- Applicants must provide proof of a minimum English level B2 (European Standards)
- Further showcasing of scholars and selected projects.
How-to-Apply: Interested candidates are to send their applications with the under listed documents to: email@example.com, Describe a project that you would like to implement for the SDGs in your community.
- Scan of passport or other formal ID
- Proof of academic titles and/or enrollment confirmation
- Letter of motivation (max 500 words)
- Why do you want to receive this scholarship?
- Why do you want to attend the “Africa Cities in 2030” summer school with the University of Bordeaux?
- What makes YOU a global citizen?
- Why would you otherwise not have access to this opportunity?
- SDG Micro-Project pitch (max 500 words)
Application Deadline: May 2, 2021