Call for Applications: Civil Society Leadership Awards 2017-2018

Сall for applications for the Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) to support master’s level studies beginning fall 2017.

The Awards provide fully-funded master’s degree study to individuals who clearly demonstrate academic and professional excellence and a deep commitment to leading positive social change in their communities.

CSLA aims to assist future leaders in countries where civil society is challenged by a deficit of democratic practice in local governance and social development.  Awards are available to citizens of Azerbaijan; Belarus; Cambodia; Democratic Republic of Congo; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Laos; Libya; Myanmar/Burma; Republic of Congo; South Sudan; Sudan; Syria; Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Awards are available for study at various partner institutions across the world in select subjects within the social sciences and humanities.

In addition to placement at a partner university, successful applicants will receive a fully funded award which includes tuition and mandatory university fees, a monthly stipend for room, board, and other living expenses; accident and sickness insurance; pre-academic preparation via summer schools.

The application form and links to the Guidelines and FAQs are available through this link:

Any questions will be gladly received via the Inquiry Form.

The deadline for sending applications is September 15, 2016.