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MILEAD Fellowship programme

September 09, 2015

Eligible fields  Leadership development

Type of fellowship  Training and mentoring on leadership, also with distance activities. The MILEAD Fellows Program is a long-term leadership development program designed to identify, develop and promote emerging young African Women leaders to attain and thrive in leadership in their community and Africa as a whole.The program targets dynamic young women interested in developing transformational leadership skills that help them address issues facing women and girls across communities in Africa. The MILEAD Program equips Fellows with the world class knowledge, skills, values and networks they need to succeed as 21st century women leaders.

Target group  African women  living in Africa or in the Diaspora

Age limit  19-25

Host info  3-week MILEAD residential summer Institute in Ghana + Distance activities (online training, networking and mentoring, quarterly online seminars to be attended from their home country or country of residence)

Duration  1 year

Number of awards given each year 

Eligible costs

• travels and accommodation

• tuition fees

• meals

• training materials

• site visits, local events and all program related costs

Non eligible costs  Not specified

Amounts  $4,500 (for costs related to the Summer Institute)