West Africa Scholarships

Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship For African Students 2021

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. The 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 in Ghana and Covenant University in Nigeria.

Who Can Apply for Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship

  • Applicant 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.

Benefits

The Scholarship will provide the following 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 counselling 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.

How to Apply for Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship

To be considered for the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship, students must complete the application and scholarship process. To apply click https://www.ashesi.edu.gh/admissions/how-to-apply.html

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