About this award
This $5,000 Eyob G. Naizghi Scholarship Award is awarded to a female refugee for leadership development through education and training including to pursue academic or vocational post-secondary education supporting her future leadership aspirations in Canada.
Whether her leadership was highlighted in a refugee camp or in Canada, or by mobilizing people anywhere in the world, this scholarship will support her future leadership aspirations in Canada.
This scholarship has been established by the MOSAIC Board of Directors in recognition of the outstanding leadership of Mr. Naizghi, Executive Director of MOSAIC from 2001-2018, and his dedicated service to the organization for more than 25 years.
The Awards Committee of the Board of Directors will select awardees based on the criteria of financial need, merit and confirmed acceptance by an educational institution for a course or program of studies.
Awards are to be used towards any type of education, course or professional development that will support the recipient’s future leadership aspirations in Canada.
Candidates must be nominated by an organizational staff member. Click here to download the application form (PDF).
Completed application forms must be returned to Vania Ganacheva at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to 5575 Boundary Road, Vancouver, BC.
Deadline for applications: July 8, 2019.
The award will be presented at the MOSAIC Annual General Meeting in September 2019.
I very much appreciate this project that supports the empowerment of refugee women through education and training.Eyob G. Naizghi
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