Apply for the YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program

Apply for the YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program


Deadline: 16-Apr-21

Applications are now open for the YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program.

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What they Offer?

Business and Entrepreneurship: This track caters to the range of emerging or aspiring entrepreneurs who expect to take on leadership roles within the private sector or build their own business ventures on the continent.
Civil Society Management: This track is oriented to those who are or aspire to be civically engaged and serve the public through non-governmental organizations, community based organizations, or volunteerism.
Public Policy and Management: This track is tailored to those who work or aspire to work in any level of government (including elected positions), regional organizations such as the African Union or the West Africa Community, international organizations such as the United Nations, or other publicly minded organizations or think tanks.
Reasons to Apply for the YALI Accra RLC

Call for Applications: New Programme focusing on rapid development of Vaccines for protection against new variants

Grassroots International Organizations to receive up to $50,000 under this Grant Cycle

This Program is the answer to the most pressing Questions and compelling Opportunities in Education. Apply Now!

Financial Support for Research Projects that protect and preserve Wildlife

Voluntary Multi-donor Fund offering up to 100,000 USD to NGOs

Apply for a chance to win 2,500 EUR for your Climate Change Story!

This Call is open to accelerate Sustainable Urban Development

Research Grants of up to C$1 million per Women’s Empowerment Projects

SDG Funding of $20,000 is available for Women Empowerment and Gender Equality

Dutch Organisation giving grants to strengthen the skills of Women and Young Girls

This call is open to fund Projects with a Social Impact: Apply Now!

Funding Schemes for Large and Small-scale Projects helping to tackle Climate Change

Core Support Grants for Feminist Groups and Initiatives

Youth Initiative to enhance Peace and Security and Improve Democratic Governance in Africa

NGO Grants to advance Maternal, Child Health and HIV/AIDS Outcomes

At the end of the programs participants will be awarded with certificate and become a member of the Yali Alumni
Participants will be taking through various forms of leadership training to prepare them for leadership role in their various endeavors.
Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, gender, religion, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. The management of the YALI Regional Leadership Center, West Africa – Accra reserves the right to verify all of the information included in the application.
Eligibility Criteria

Competition for the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa is a merit-based and open to young West African leaders who meet the following criteria:

Are 18 to 35 years of age at the time of application submission,
Are citizens and residents of one of the following countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Togo, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Liberia, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Burkina Faso.
Are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.
Are eligible to receive any necessary visa to Ghana, and
Are proficient in reading, writing, listening and speaking English.
For more information, visit http://yaliwestafrica.net/rlc/