Apply for the 2020 Jacobs Foundation Scholarships in youth and child development for study at Oxford



Brief Description

The Jacobs Foundation Scholarship was introduced in 2018 and is open to candidates with a strong interest in the field of youth and child development and/or education, or in agricultural development in Africa. Jacobs Foundation scholars have an entrepreneurial vision, are dedicated to social issues, and usually have a minimum of three years' work experience. The Jacobs Foundation Scholars will also be committed to the goals of the Jacobs Foundation.  Value: £26,500 per scholarship As a Jacobs Foundation scholar, you will also benefit from interaction with the Jacobs Foundation directly. The number available: Two scholarships

Eligibility Candidates must have an interest in the following areas (in order of priority): 1 Child and youth development, learning, education (ed-tech, early-ed, parenting, brain development); 2 Agricultural development in Africa (food security, microfinance, supply-chain); 3 Impact investment, with a preference for education. Candidates who have industry experience from the NGO, education or government sector are particularly welcome to apply. Additionally, candidates must be ordinarily resident in one of the following countries: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Croatia, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Holy See, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Togo, United Kingdom, United States.  (With a preference for Senegal, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Germany, and Romania.) Deadline is 1 November 2019 For more information, click here

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