The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University brings together rising leaders from around the world who have demonstrated a commitment to finding solutions to challenges in their communities, countries, and regions. Over the course of an academic year, the Obama Foundation Scholars will have the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills and to build new capacities and networks that will accelerate their impact in their home countries. Scholars participate in an immersive program that brings together academic, skills-based and experiential learning, designed by Columbia University in consultation with the Obama Foundation.
In addition, Scholars participate in one-of-a-kind experiences led by the Obama Foundation, including robust networking, mentorship, service activities and values-based leadership development, offering them a chance to learn from some of the world’s most innovative leaders and to build connections with the Obama Foundation and with Obama Foundation Scholars at the University of Chicago.
The beneficiary student of Obama Foundation Scholars Program receives a full coverage in the following cost:
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University seeks rising leaders from around the world who meet the following criteria:
In order to apply for the Obama Foundation Scholarship, the candidate must complete and submit the online application form. In addition to the application form, the candidate must also upload the following documents:
The Obama Foundation accepts the application for 2020 Scholars Program at Columbia University until 13 December 2019. Applications arriving after the deadline are invalid.