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The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Southern Africa Cohort 21 Application: Hosted by the University of South Africa

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Southern Africa Cohort 21 Application: Hosted by the University of South Africa

DEADLINE: 18 December 2022

YALI RLC SA Cohort 21 Application Form 

ABOUT YALI RLC-SA
The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The YALI Regional Leadership Center Southern Africa (RLC SA) is hosted by the University of South Africa at the Graduate School of Business Leadership in Midrand, South Africa. The RLC SA aims to create critical thinkers who can solve complex, multidisciplinary problems; foster entrepreneurial and innovative thinking, and encourage cross-border communication and multicultural collaboration. The RLC SA develops the skills of young African leaders by providing core training in contemporary African issues, as well as specialized training in three key areas: Business and Entrepreneurship; Civic Leadership, and Public Management.

APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA
• Age (18-35)
• Demonstrated commitment to positively impact their communities, countries, and the African continent
• Proven experience and track record in Public Management, Business, Entrepreneurship, or Civic Leadership
• Citizenship of: Angola, Botswana, Comoros, Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.
• Ability to commit to a two-weeks online and three-weeks residential programme
• English language proficiency

THE PROGRAM ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM
• Rural based and economically disadvantaged young leaders
• Young leaders with disabilities
• Women
• People who are HIV positive or who are living with AIDS
• Individuals that represent and advocate for the rights of LGBTIQ communities across the region
• Other minority groups
• English language proficiency

The cohort 21 is hybrid, consisting of both online (13 March – 26 March 2023) and in-resident (10 April – 30 April 2023)  

Application for Cohort 21 Programme is open until the 18th of December 2022 (23:59 South Africa Standard Time).

To submit your application, follow this link:
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=jIuayqM-mUekPlUQOY56O35326qeyYtJkXlSatRZ2i1UQjBYS1pQUjUxUFA1NU5YOTY0OUlYWTREMS4u 

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=jIuayqM-mUekPlUQOY56O35326qeyYtJkXlSatRZ2i1UQjBYS1pQUjUxUFA1NU5YOTY0OUlYWTREMS4u 
 
For assistance contact:
+27 11 652 0317/0354
mahlolv@unisa.ac.za

Click here to visit Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Southern Africa official website

Click here to visit Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Southern Africa official website

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Also check: The Maastricht University (UM) Holland-High Potential Scholarship programme offers 24 full scholarships

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