Kanthari Leadership Training Scholarship for Social Change for Social Visionaries Worldwide

kanthari - empowering social visionaries:
Scholarship for Social Change

Course(s) Offered: Ideas for social change, Leadership
Course Level: Training
Provider: kanthari International
Country to Study in: India

Scholarship Description
Do you carry a plan for social change? Or do you know someone who does? kanthari would be the place to be to be trained. kanthari is an accredited “leadership for social change” training institute in Kerala that offers a 7 month leadership training program.

kanthari in Trivandrum, Kerala, South of India, offers a 7 month, scholarship based leadership program for visionaries who have overcome adversity and who are keen to drive ethical social change anywhere in the world. Some have university degrees while others have little to no formal education; Some are blind or physically disabled, others have no disabilities at all. What is important is a sense of ownership, motivation, creativity, talent and passion to create a positive social impact.

Don't miss your opportunity to become a leader of social change! The next course will start in May 2018 and applications are now welcome. The deadline for the submission of application is 31st December 2017!

kanthari Scholarship for Social Change

Requirements to apply for the kanthari program
  • Applicants need to be 22 years of age or older and must bring;
  • A plan to create an impactful social project/venture or initiative, have;
  • Intermediary English skills (reading, writing and speaking) and
  • Basic knowledge of how to use a computer
Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY nationality

Participating Institutions
kanthari in Trivandrum, Kerala, South of India

Fields of study
kanthari Leadership Training Course for Social Visionaries

Number of awards
Up to 25 scholarships awarded per year

Sponsorship duration
The scholarship will cover the whole of the 7 month program

Scholarship benefits
The selected participants will qualify for a scholarship that covers the costs of food, accommodation and tuition. However, all travel fees and incidental expenses will be the responsibility of the participants.

Method of Application
We appreciate your interest in the kanthari training programme. Applications are welcome for the kanthari course. Before you continue to the application process, please make sure you inform yourself about kanthari and the goal of its training programme. The steps to your application are as outlined below:

Step 1: Application via online application form: kanthari will get a clear understanding of you, your project and vision for social change.

Step 2: Initial interview: In which our intake team will interview you over Skype to get a feel for your passion and clarity in regards to your chosen project. We will also answer any questions you may have about the program and application process.

Step 3: Write up of an Essay: In which you write about your history, your challenges, how you have dealt with these, and about your vision for social change.

Step 4: Follow up Interview: This Skype interview will be conducted by an independent expert to determine your suitability for this very intense course by building a personality profile.

Step 5: Final interview: This Skype interview will be done with the management of kanthari before a final selection decision is made.

Please visit kanthari.org/personal-information/ to start with the application process. It is good to read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to get some additional information about the application process.

Applications for the 2018 course close on the 31st of December, 2017

kanthari is an accredited international institute that recognizes leadership in those individuals who come from and/or are positioned at the margins of society and have overcome major adversities in their lives. The intake is based on their talent, dreams and the major adversity (Pinching point) they have overcome. Our aim is to empower those “kantharis” who have gained strength from their adversities and, being a part of a target group similar to themselves, are intrinsically driven to create ethical social change.

Application Deadline: 31 December 2017
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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