Monday, September 29, 2008

Transformational Leadership Program scholarships up for grabs

Please forward this announcement to potential interested and eligible applicants:

The Africa-America Institute (AAI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the next Transformational Leadership Program (TLP) scholarship deadline. AAI has partnered with The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) on TLP to enhance professional management skills and leadership in Africa. This multiyear program offers both non-degree professional development and business degree training programs to African managers in Africa-based NGOs working in the fields of health, education, environment and entrepreneurship.

AAI invites the managers of eligible NGOs in Africa to apply for a TLP scholarship for either:

Executive Education Short Courses at the Wharton School of Business
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at the Goizueta Business School

Deadline: October 27, 2008

The eligibility criteria for NGO managers are:

Applicants must be current employees of Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Applicants must be residents of an African country
Applicants must have significant professional work experience (i.e. 5-15 years) working in NGOs
NGOs must be doing work in the critical areas of health, education, environment or entrepreneurship in Africa
Applicants must be proficient in English
Applicants must agree to return to their countries immediately upon completion of their training program
For MBA program: TOEFL scores or IELTS scores are required for non-native English speakers
For MBA program: GMAT scores are required for degree programs
For MBA program: Undergraduate degree is required

Placement will be limited therefore we expect the application process to be competitive. Please refer to the individual sections detailing each training program and its application instructions.

Please open the following attachments for more details on TLP, the program offerings and an application form:
www.aaionline. org
· TLP Program Description
· Wharton Executive Education Program Information
· Goizueta MBA Program Information
· TLP Application Packet

Gonansa N. Mugulusi
Program Assistant
African Higher Education & Training
The Africa-America Institute
420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 1706
New York, NY 10170
Phone: (212) 739-7870 Fax: (212) 682-6174
Email: [email protected]
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