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Uganda: 2020 Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 10, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on December 30, 2019
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The program will:
a) examine the history and participation of women in public life in the US and focus on two major areas: developing participants’ leadership skills in areas such as critical thinking, communication, decision-making, and managerial abilities; and, placing these abilities in the context of the history and participation of women in U.S. politics, economics, culture, and society;
b) examine the historical domestic progress towards women’s equality in the US, the current domestic successes and challenges to women in a variety of fields, and current challenges in global women’s issues.

Applicants must
1. Be female
2. Be a Ugandan citizen
3. Be between 18 and 25 years of age
4. Be interested in the topic of women’s leadership
5. Have at least one semester left of their undergraduate studies, and be committed to return to their home universities following completion of the program
6. Demonstrate commitment to community and extracurricular university activities.

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SUSI for Student Leaders are intensive short-term academic programs whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the US while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills.

Deadline: December 31st

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Dec 10, 2019
Dec 10, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Dec 11, 2019
Dec 11, 2019

Thanks, Ana.