The Women in leadership Project (WLD) is now accepting applications from qualified Afghan women to take part in the WLD Scholarship Program commencing early in 2016 and running through to the end of 2017. The Afghan WLD Scholarship Program offers grants to students to help pay for tuition fees and accommodation expenses while attending partner secondary educational institutes located in Kabul, Herat, Nangarhar, Kandahar and Balkh provinces.
The aim of the scholarship program is to enable girls to attend and receive training from reputable institutions in order to meet Afghanistan’s growing need for highly-trained professionals to fill demand-driven occupations.
Promote is USAID’s largest women’s empowerment program in the Agency’s entire history. The aim is to advance opportunities for Afghan women to become political, private sector, and civil society leaders and to build upon existing and previous programs for women and girls.
Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing two-year degree programs taught at top Afghan Institutes.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study the subjects offered by the institutes.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships may vary by region and by the institutions that students select.
Scholarship can be taken: Afghanistan
Eligibility: In order to fulfill the requisite criteria and be eligible for the WLD Scholarship Program, the applicant must:
Nationality: Afghan women are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.
How to Apply: Completed applications must be submitted via email. All applicants for the WLD Scholarship Program must submit the following by December 2016:
Application Deadline: The applications for WLD scholarship program are due by December 2016.