JIM OVIA Foundation Leaders Scholarships for Undergraduates 2020:
The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship for African Undergraduates 2020 (JOFLS) is a definitive partnership. between the Jim Ovia Foundation, Nigeria and Africa America Institute (AAI) that will have a long-term impact on creating a better and brighter future for young Africans. The Scholarship is intended to create a sense of hope to dreams of African Undergraduate students.
Through their partners, Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide comprehensive scholarships to select high achieving students., from under resource backgrounds, a full education that will provide them with the necessary skills for a dynamic and innovation-driven career.
Over time it’s estimated the Jim Ovia Scholarship beneficiaries will become leaders in helping to address challenges related to health, technology, and fund, all areas in which the foundation is deeply engaged.
Level/ Field of Study
The Scholarship is meant for students pursuing Undergraduate Studies in any STEM courses: science, technology, engineering and mathematics or related courses.
The Scholarship is hosted by the Jim Ovia Foundation, Nigeria in partnership with AAI.
The scholarship is open to all African students residing in any African country.
However, only 35 applicants will be selected with twenty-Five percent of them being Nigerians.
Generally, the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholars will receive the following benefits:
- Comprehensive Scholarships: the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide tuition, room, and board for undergraduate study.
- Career Support and Opportunities: Scholarship recipients will receive career counseling 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.
Who Is Eligible For The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship?
As stated earlier, these scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to contribute to society at large to improve the lives of others.
However, students must also meet the following requirements:
- 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
- Applicants whose first language is not English are to provide evidence of proficiency in English at a higher level by the University.
How To Apply
To apply for the Jim Ovia Foundation Scholarship, applicants should visit https://www.aaionline.org/what-we-do/jim-ovia-foundation-leadership-scholarship/
Unfortunately, the scholarship is not ongoing. However, we shall keep you informed on the new date.