The Pan African youth leadership program is an exchange program for high school students between the ages of 15 – 18 years and adult educators .Its a 3 week exchange program in to the US that’s focused on civic education , community development , youth leadership development and planning. It was launches in 2013 and is run by the US government in collaboration with the US embassies in Sub Saharan African countries.
There will be thematic topics to maximize the opportunity and exchange program with media and and public health topics.
The 2019 exchange program will be focused on:
- Creating an understanding between the US citizens and people of Sub-Saharan Africa.
- Prepare African youth to become responsible citizens and responsible respectable global citizens.
- Create a concrete and long term relationship between youth Americans and other youths with different ethnic , religious and natural backgrounds.
Awards & Benefits.
- Support in orientation in terms of getting a nice host family that has been carefully selected to suit your needs and preparation for your stay in the US.
- Assistance in logistics preparation where domestic travel,accommodation. . language interpretation and pocket money will be provided.
- Access to a diverse and inclusive exchange program in 2 to 3 locations in the US with practical lessons in addition to a 4 – 5 day visit to Washington DC.
- There will be access to accommodation facilities where you will be pared with an American host family screened by the US government.
- Receive immense mentor-ship in order to ensure that you are safe and experience pedagogical rich program with other youths.
- Become an Alumni with both virtual internet following of 80,000 people from the Alumni network.
Eligibility & criteria.
- You must be between 15 – 18 years old or an adult educator.
- You must be fluent in writing and speaking either English or French.
- You must be a citizen of an eligible country from Sub Saharan Africa.
- You must demonstrate your companies commitment and experience in educational matters in your community.
- You must show experience to manage a slightly complex process.
- You must avail yourself to your local US embassy for screening , interview and selection.
How to Apply.
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