Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship 2023/2024 For Young Africans 6th Edition – Apply Now

A remarkable opportunity is here for you to improve your entrepreneurial skills for sustainable development! Applications are ongoing for the Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship 2023/2024.

Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship

The scholarship will help you broaden your network and increase your practical knowledge in Sustainable development. So, apply now before the application deadline which is Sunday, April 9, 2023, at 11:00 PM.

Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship Description

Ban Ki-moon Centre for Global Citizens, has recently announced the application call for the 6th edition of the Global Citizens Scholarship Program.

The goal of the Ban Ki-moon Global Citizens Scholarship is to empower young African global citizens whose passion for the United Nations SDGs is demonstrated with proven steps and actions.

The Global Citizens Scholarship is a virtual experience designed for young Africans to take leading roles in addressing one or more of the SDGs in their community.

Participants are expected to propose and implement an SDG Micro-Project and also benefit from participating in summer school, expert training, and workshops on specific topics.

The scholarship training opportunity will be offered to 15 young African change makers, between the ages of 20 to 35 from an African country. Meanwhile, the program is scheduled to commence on the 4th of May, 2023.

Summary of the Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship 2023

  • Category: Entrepreneurship
  • Host Organization: Ban Ki-moon Center for global citizens
  • Location: Virtual
  • Of Candidates: 15
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Commencement Date: 04/05/2023
  • Gender: Men and Women
  • Application Deadline: April 9, 2023

Benefits and Rewards of Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship 2023

  • Recipients will have the opportunity to build their skills on the Agenda 2030 of SDGs
  • Opportunity to elevate their knowledge with regards to the field of entrepreneurship for sustainable development, and
  • Get to connect with professional networks.
  • The scholarship also provides coverage for the cost of the summer school training with MCI Innsbruck, as well as the cost of expert workshops
  • Provision of a USD 500 grant to support the implementation of an SDG Micro-Project.
  • Once the SDG Micro-Project, signed by the Ban Ki-moon Centre is completed, Participants will be given a Certificate of Achievement.

Application Process Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship 2023

Qualified Candidates should Go to the Ban Ki-moon application link below to apply:

The following materials should be readily available

  • A minimum English level – B2
  • A motivation letter (max 250 words)
  • A portrait photo (JPEG or PNG format)
  • An introduction video of (max 30 seconds, MP4 or MOV format)
  • CV

Eligibility Criteria for Ban Ki-Moon Global Citizen Scholarship 2023

  • As stared earlier, the training is for 15 young African change makers, within 20 to 35 years, who must be from an African country
  • Candidates should have Passion for taking action towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Ideal Candidates should be open-minded to learn about entrepreneurship for sustainable development during an online summer school with MCI Innsbruck and
  • Candidates must be ready to address one or more of the SDGs in their community by proposing and implementing a localized SDG Micro-Project during the scholarship period from May – December 2023

Application Deadline

April 9, 2023.

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