JIM OVIA Foundation Leaders Scholarships for African Undergraduates 2021.
The Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship for African Undergraduates 2020 (JOFLS) is a ground-breaking collaboration between the Jim Ovia Foundation in Nigeria and the Africa America Institute. It will have a long-term impact on developing a bigger and brighter future for young Africans (AAI).
The purpose of the scholarship is to instill confidence in the dreams of African undergraduate students.
The Scholarship’s Overview
The Jim Ovia Foundation’s generous philanthropy has made this scholarship possible, and it is currently available Ghana’s Ashesi University and Covenant University in Nigeria.
Through their partners, the Jim Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship will provide full scholarships to high-achieving students from low-income families who will receive a better education that will equip them with the skills they need for a dynamic and innovative career.
Ashesi University’s mission is to educate ethical and entrepreneurial leaders in Africa. Since its inception in 2002, Ashesi has grown to become one of Africa’s finest institutions of higher learning, with an educational experience that has proven to prepare students for successful lives and careers.
With nearly 100% of graduates receiving job offers, starting businesses, or enrolling in graduate school within six months of graduation, the University is well-known for its excellent graduate placement. Employers rank Ashesi graduates among the best educated in the world and consider them to be among the most career-ready in Africa.
For its impact on higher education in Africa, Ashesi was awarded the World Innovation Summit in Education Prize in 2017, one of the world’s most prestigious prizes in education. The President of Ghana also granted Ashesi a Charter in 2018, granting it full independence as a nationally recognized degree-granting institution. It was Ghana’s youngest university to be granted a Presidential Charter, a rare feat in the country’s history.
Ashesi University offers a four-year bachelor’s program with majors in Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, all of which are based on a multidisciplinary core curriculum.
Ashesi continues to shape an educational experience unlike any other in Africa, thanks to an academic program developed in collaboration with some of the world’s best universities and organizations.
So what are the things you stand to gain if you are been given this scholarship? See below for a number of them.
- Comprehensive Scholarships:
- Career Support and Opportunities:
- AAI Global Alumni Network:
Who Is Qualified to Apply For JIM OVIA Foundation Leaders Scholarships for African Undergraduates 2021?
See the people who this scholarship program will favour below;
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.