Thursday, April 19, 2018

Civil Society Leadership Awards, 2018

Deadline: 15/05/2018 Degree: Masters Scholarship Description: The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provide fully-funded scholar... thumbnail 1 summary
Deadline: 15/05/2018

Degree: Masters

Scholarship Description: The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provide fully-funded scholarships for master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.

Eligibility: Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

A. be a citizen of an eligible country;
B. demonstrate maturity, flexibility, and civil society leadership potential
have an earned bachelor's degree as of May 15, 2018 with an excellent academic record;
C. demonstrate professional experience related to your chosen field of study;
D.demonstrate proficiency in the language of instruction (English, German or French) at a level required for admission by host universities;
E. be able to participate in an intensive pre-academic summer school in July or August 2019 and start their degree program in August or September 2019;
F. be able to receive and maintain a visa or study permit as required by the host country; and
G. demonstrate a clear commitment to their home country or region to strengthen open society development.

Benefits: CSLA grantees will receive financial and administrative support for the following: pre-academic preparation via summer schools; program-related travel; tuition and mandatory university fees; monthly stipend for room, board, and other living expenses; accident and sickness insurance during the program; funds for educational materials and professional development; attendance at a regional Scholarship Programs conference; accommodations during the application process and the duration of the grant for applicants with disabilities.

Application: Online Application
All candidates are strongly encouraged to apply online if possible using Submittable, an online platform. To apply online, please register on Submittable and then follow instructions.

Paper Application
Paper applications may be accessed in the Download Files section of this page. Please download the application form before completing or printing, and review the accompanying materials before submitting your application.

Scholarship Website: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/civil-society-leadership-award