World Youth Alliance (WYA) Africa opens the 2017 search for a passionate, committed, and dedicated WYA member from Africa who will represent WYA Africa in the first batch of WYA Global Internship Program (January-April, 2018) and 15th International Solidarity Forum (March 2018) in New York City. Successful completion of WYA’s Certified Training Program and Regional Internship Program in the WYA Africa regional office in Nairobi, Kenya are prerequisites to apply.
Application Deadline: 30th June 2017
Eligible Countries: African countries
To be taken at (country): New York City, USA
Eligibility: WYAA is looking for leaders with a strong desire to protect and promote human dignity while making a positive impact on society. A successful candidate will been proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented and humble individuals with the willingness to learn; if you possess these qualities, if you’re looking to make a difference, apply today.
Number of Awards: 1
Value of Program: The chosen WYA member will receive the Vanessa Cherese Scholarship which includes:
- 3-month project management and advocacy training at the WYA Headquarters in New York
- Opportunity to represent the WYA Africa region in the International Solidarity Forum
- Roundtrip economy class flight tickets from the airport of departure to New York, USA
- Shared room accommodations with facilities in New York (a value of approximately $4,500)
Further financial support during the internship can be granted on a case-to-case basis. The selected member is responsible for expenses related to visa application and local transportation from his or her province to the airport of departure.
How to Apply: Click here to download an application form and list of requirements.
Applicants should submit their completed application requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject 2018WYAASearch_LastName on or before the set deadline
Award Provider: World Youth Alliance (WYA)