To apply for the 2018 Civil Society Leadership Awards, please complete the application below.
For French application materials, please email email@example.com.
The purpose of the Program is to directly assist future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social development.
Interested applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Be a
citizen of an eligible country;
maturity, flexibility and civil society leadership potential;
- Have a
bachelor's degree awarded before July 15, 2017 and an excellent academic
professional experience in a relevant area;
proficiency in the language of instruction (English, German or French) at a
level required for admission by host universities;
- Be able
to participate in an intensive pre-academic summer school in July or August
2018 and start their degree program in August or September 2018;
- Be able
to receive and maintain a visa or study permit as required by the host country;
a clear commitment to return to their home country or region to continue
supporting open society development.
Eligibility – Citizenship
Civil Society Leadership Awards are available to citizens of
the following countries:
Republic of Congo
Eligibility – Field of Study
On the application you will be asked to indicate your
general field of study as well as specific programs within that general field
based on our Host University Guide. Awards are available for study in the following
Journalism & Media
History & Society
Management & Leadership
& Natural Resource Management
(including Human Rights law)
& International Studies
Health Policy & Health Management
Policy & Administration
Work & Social Policy
interested in studying Climate Change or Risk and Environmental Hazard would
select Environment and Natural Resource Management.
interested in studying Arts Management, Indigenous Literature, Sociology or
Anthropology, select Culture, History & Society.
interested in studying Disability Rights in a legal context, select Law. Those
interested in studying Disability Rights in a sociological context, select
Human Rights or Social Policy.
The following fields of study are NOT eligible:
administration or management
- Foreign language teaching
For more detailed guidelines, please click here.
For our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), please click here.
For our How to Apply & Checklist, please click here.
For our Host University Guide, please click here.
For our Disability Accommodations Questionnaire, please click here.
For our Recommendation Form, click here.
The CSLA program does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, or disability.