This program is designed to reward applicants who demonstrate sustained academic excellence and the potential to add to the vibrancy and diversity of our courses.
Applications are invited for the Kectil Web-based One Year Developing Country Leadership Program 2020. The goal of the Kectil (Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust for International Leadership) program is to nurture, network, and mentor youth in developing countries who have the potential to be leaders and make a positive difference in their communities, countries and maybe even the world.
The Kectil Web-based Program consists of 12 Modules:
The modules consist of thought-provoking assignments, case studies and web-sessions.Table of Content
The Kectil Program was created to identify and nurture highly talented youth in developing countries who have the potential to make a positive difference in their communities and countries. We accomplish our Mission Statement by (i) facilitating innovative leadership training and (ii) providing a means to allow these highly talented youth become part of a guided network with other similarly talented and passionate youth in developing countries who will support, nurture, teach and learn from each other as they mature. The title "Kectil" refers to the "Knowles Educational and Charitable Trust... read more
Selected participants engage in monthly Kectil Talks with Leaders in Science, Business, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Public Service.
We are pleased to announce that The Kectil Program will select fifteen of the most active participants in the Web-based Program to be given a special award. These participants will have attended all of the Sessions and completed the online pre and post assignments. First, the selectees will be given a personal introduction to a leadership mentor in a developed country in the participant’s general area of interest. Second, the name of each selectee will also highlighted on the Kectil Website as an honor for their leading participation.
Answer every question on the application form. Answer the short answer questions with 100 words or less per question. Think carefully about your answers, avoid one word or one sentence responses. Be thoughtful and creative so that your inner self shines through. Remember to check for spelling, grammar and punctuation. Do NOT plagiarize any of your answers.
For more details, please visit the scholarship website here