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3. Leadership experience

Applicants with prior leadership experiences, such as involvement in student organizations, volunteering, or work experience.

4. Essay & Interview

A final interview and essay are required to understand the applicant better.

1. Personal characteristics

Applicants who demonstrate certain factors associated with strong leadership, such as initiative, integrity, and the ability to work well in a team.

2. Motivation and interest

Applicants genuinely interested in developing their leadership skills have a clear motivation to participate in the program.

PKA Leadership Scholar Selection Criteria

Program Background

The PK Amoabeng Leadership Scholar Program is an intense one (1) year program focused on Revolutionizing the Mindset For The African Leader.

The Program seeks to add value to the young leader's mind. It is expected to produce industry leaders imbued with a strong sense of patriotism, innovative leaders, problem solvers, creative thinkers, and knowledgeable in their respective fields of endeavor.

Applicants must be Ghanaian and 18-40 years of age.

PK Amoabeng Leadership 

Scholar Program

Nature of Benefits / Program Details

1. Intentional Mentorship

About ten winners will be paired with a reputable CEO or equivalent leader in Ghana, UK, or US for at least a year. The intent is to give the individual visibility and the opportunity to learn from these leaders. Quarterly check-in meetings with the mentor/mentee will be required.

2. Experimental job shadowing

The foundation will work with each winner to identify areas of interest relative to their choice of career, either current or in the future, and help arrange a flexible type of job shadowing that can accommodate both the winner and the potential company for the experimental job shadowing.

3. Courses and Seminars

The foundation will facilitate and pay (Up to 10,000 GHC per year* ) for relevant courses and seminars related to leadership to help individuals develop the abilities and confidence needed to take on leadership roles and successfully guide and motivate others to achieve shared goals and objectives.

4. Networking /  Collaboration opportunities

The foundation will facilitate networking and collaboration activities to help individuals: with professional development, job opportunities, business opportunities,  support &advice,  Increased visibility, and for the individual to make valuable connections that can benefit personal and professional growth.

5. Introductory (Boot Camp)

Over the 12 months, the prospective leaders would benefit from two weeks of Military Training (business endurance & discipline).

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this application is true and complete to the best of our knowledge. I understand that any false or misleading information may result in the disqualification of my application. I also understand that the scholarship committee has the right to verify the information I have provided and to make inquiries as necessary to determine my eligibility for the scholarship. I grant permission for the scholarship committee to contact any of the individuals or organizations listed as references and to access my background records.

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