2023/2024 Obama Foundation Scholars Program at New York City USA Application Form Link Portal is open for interested and qualified applicants across the Globe. Registration is ongoing now; we encourage you to register before application portal will be close. See steps to register online.
We are delighted to inform the general public about the 2023/2024 Obama Foundation Scholars Program at New York City USA. The 2023/2024 Scholars program at Columbia University empowers individuals with a proven commitment to service with the tools they need to make their efforts more effective, to identify innovative solutions to complex global problems, and promote change through values-based leadership.
About the program
The Obama Foundation offers a robust curriculum of leadership development, training, networking activities, and customized support throughout the academic year to help the Obama Scholars gain the real-world skills, tools, and experiences they need to expand the impact of their work when they return home.
Requirements/Eligibility for 2023/2024 Obama Foundation Scholars Program
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University seeks rising leaders from the United States and around the world who meet the following criteria:
- Are emerging leaders who have made meaningful contributions to their field and are now at a “breakthrough moment” in their careers
- Have a proven commitment to service and leadership within a community, region or country, coupled with a demonstrated commitment to return to these communities following their completion of the program and apply their enhanced training, skills, and connections on a long-term basis for the benefit of these communities
- Are fluent in English (verbal, written and spoken)
- Have the ability and inclination to positively shape the future of their community
- Have a demonstrated commitment to inclusivity, community-orientation, hope, courage, imagination, strategy, accountability, integrity and resilience
Stipends, Benefits for Successful applicants
Scholars participate in an immersive program that brings together academic, skills-based and experiential learning, designed by Columbia University in consultation with the Obama Foundation.
- Monthly stipend to assist with living expenses in New York City
- A furnished studio apartment within walking distance of Columbia University
- All tuition and fees for up to four courses at Columbia University
- Basic medical, dental and life insurance for the duration of the program in New York City
- Air travel to and from home country and any program-related activities
Steps to apply for 2023/2024 Obama Foundation Scholars Program
To start online registration, visit application link portal here
Submit an application here
Application Form Deadline for 2023/2024 Obama Foundation Scholars Program
Obama Foundation Scholars Program Closing Date 2023: Applications are due on January 19, 2023 at 5:00PM EST