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PATHWAYS Leadership for Progress is an international leadership training agenda inviting applications for annual awards for developing countries that to help candidate in moving their projects forward and aid them with university fees. It is an international leadership training program. Along with participation in this program, applicants can pursue undergraduate degree at University of Nairobi or Kenyatta University in Kenya. Applicants can study any one of the course offered by University of Nairobi or Kenyatta University at undergraduate level. For PATHWAYS Leadership programme written project proposal during the 4 years of university education may focus on any area (e.g. economic development, infrastructure, food production, conservation), but it must in some direct way seek to improve the country and its people. Further it can be taken at Kenya.
· About the eligibility:-
-KCSE overall grade average of B+ or higher.
-Strong interpersonal and educational skills.
-Written project proposal (Rationale, Background, Objectives, Methods, Anticipated Problems and Solutions, Implications), written in collaboration with a community group, that can be made sustainable during the 4 years of university education.
-The proposal may focus on any area (e.g. economic development, infrastructure, food production, conservation), but it must in some direct way seek to improve the country and its people.
-Include letter of support from the community group.
-Three letters of recommendation from secondary school teachers/education professionals (or equivalent) familiar with the student’s abilities (attach).
-Copies of KCPE/KCSE official results certificate and recent school reports (attach).
-Copies of acceptance letters from UoN/Kenyatta U or completed application form (attach).
-Estimated university expenses and a cost share plan.
-Recent photo of student (will not be returned).
· About the nationality:-
Open for disadvantaged youth in developing countries (AIDS orphans, women, others)(Afghanistan, Gambia, Mozambique, Bangladesh, The Guinea, Myanmar, Benin, Guinea-Bisau, Nepal, Burkina Faso, Haiti, Niger, Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Cambodia, Korea, Dem Rep., Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Kyrgyz Republic, Somalia, Liberia, Tajikistan, Comoros, Madagascar, Tanzania, Malawi, Togo, Congo, Dem. Rep, Eritrea, Mali, Uganda, Ethiopia, Mauritania, Zimbabwe, Albania, Indonesia, Samoa, Armenia, India, São Tomé and Principe, Belize, Iraq, Senegal, Bhutan, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Bolivia, Kosovo, South Sudan, Cameroon, Lao PDR, Sri Lanka, Cape Verde, Lesotho, Sudan, Congo, Rep., Marshall Islands, Swaziland, Côte d’Ivoire, Micronesia, Fed. Sts., Syrian Arab Republic, Djibouti, Moldova, Timor-Leste, Egypt, Arab Rep., Mongolia, Tonga, El Salvador, Morocco, Ukraine, Fiji, Nicaragua, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Nigeria, Vanuatu, Ghana, Pakistan, Vietnam, Guatemala, Papua New Guinea, West Bank and Gaza, Guyana, Paraguay, Yemen, Rep., Honduras, Philippines, Zambia, Angola, Ecuador, Palau, Algeria, Gabon, Panama, American Samoa, Grenada, Peru, Antigua and Barbuda, Iran, Islamic Rep., Romania, Argentina, Jamaica, Russian Federation, Azerbaijan, Jordan, Serbia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, South Africa, Botswana, Lebanon, St. Lucia, Brazil, Libya, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Suriname, Chile, Macedonia, FYR, Thailand, China, Malaysia, Tunisia, Colombia, Maldives, Turkey, Costa Rica, Mauritius, Turkmenistan, Cuba, Mexico, Tuvalu, Dominica, Montenegro and Uruguay) can apply for this programme.
· About the awards:-
1. Awards are granted for 2 semesters per year contingent upon satisfactory progress each year.
2. PATHWAYS offers the opportunity for students to apply for modest annual awards ($500) to help them move their projects forward and assists them with university fees. The program will cover most of the student’s university expenses toward a Bachelor’s degree not covered by any government or private grants for 2 semesters per year contingent upon satisfactory progress each year. The student is expected to offer a cost share plan to outline how much they can contribute to their university expenses. The student is also expected to apply to PATHWAYS for a small grant to support progress on their project annually.
· About the applying procedure and the Deadline:-
1. The mode of applying is electronically or by post.
2. The deadline for applications is no later than July 30, 2013.