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Fully Funded Positive Youths Africa (PYA) Purpose Scholarship 2019/2020

Fully Funded Positive Youths Africa (PYA) Purpose Scholarship 2019/2020

Fully Funded
Country: Africa
City: Cameroon
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Applications are now open for the Positive Youths Africa (PYA) Purpose Scholarship 2019/2020.The Positive Youths Africa (PYA) Scholarships are targeted at mentally traumatized refugees and IDPs living in Cameroon, especially those who have been orphaned. Positive Youths Africa (PYA)scholarship scheme, they hope to offer educational and psychological support to refugees and IDPs between the ages of 13 to 19, helping them transform pain to PURPOSE.

Besides offering a fully funded educational opportunity to study at any public secondary school or state university of their choice, the purpose scholarship will be complimented by the #Aforgiveness project which aims to provide psychological support by helping the mentally traumatized targets heal through mindfulness and release through art notably poetry and storytelling.

The scholarship would run for a maximum of 3 years until the student graduates and shall be available to students in the following levels of education: Junior Secondary School students, Senior Secondary School students and Undergraduate studies.


The scholarship covers:

  • Approved tuition fees
  • Basic school needs ( exercise books, textbooks, school shoes, school bags,uniforms)
  • Transportation allowance
  • Psychological support through the #Aforgiveness project
  • Training in poetry and storytelling


  • Applicants must be refugees or IDPs living in Cameroon
  • Applicants must be teenagers between the ages of 13 to 19
  • Also, applicants must have been mentally traumatize by arm conflict
  • Applicants must demonstrate a strong desire to transform pain to purpose in their submitted stories
  • Orphaned teenagers especially the ladies are strongly encourage to apply
  • Preference would be to those who have already gaine admission into a public schools or state university but lack the means to pursue their studies
  • Preference would also be to those who show outstanding academic records
  • Likewise, preference would be to undergraduate students who wish to study in fields of arts and literature

Selection Criteria

Applicants shall be select on the following basis;

  • How inspiring their stories are
  • Their willingness to transform pain into purpose
  • Also, their academic records


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline10 October,2019
Open toAll
OrganizerPositive Youths Africa(PYA)
Contact the organizer [email protected]



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