Fully Funded Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarship Program 2023

We bring you nothing but good news, and guess what? The Ban Ki-moon Global Citizen Scholarship Program for 2023 is now open. 

The initiative aims to empower young, active citizens involved in the SDGs but may lack access to valuable educational opportunities, networking opportunities, and peer-to-peer exchange. The Ban Ki-moon Center has decided to pick fifteen young African global citizen leaders for the program’s 2023 phase.


Specific details about the program 

  • the Ban Ki-moon Centre sponsors the scholarship for Global Citizens
  • most of the scholarships are Fully Funded.
  • there are 15 Scholarships to be awarded
  • it is awarded to Postgraduate level of education
  • International Students are eligible.

Eligibility Criteria 

  • Applicants must be young and engaged African global citizens between 20 and 35.
  • Applicants must have finished at least one year of a master’s degree program or be working on a Ph.D.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to the SDGs and the principles of global citizenship.
  • Applicants must be committed to achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. (SDGs)
  • Applicants must be eager to learn more about sustainable development businesses.
  • Applicants must demonstrate a minimum English ability of B2. (European Standards)

Benefits of the program

  • Full expense coverage for summer school training as well as MCI skills training and other workshops.
  • A seed grant of 500€ will be given following the successful submission of a project plan to support the implementation of an SDG Micro-Project.
  • Following the effective conclusion of the SDG Micro-Project signed by the Co-Chairs of the Ban Ki-moon Centre, a certificate of Achievement will be presented.
  • Membership in the Alumni Network is available to scholars who successfully finish the program and receive their certificates.
  • Scholars and selected projects will be promoted further on social media, foreign forums, and the BKMC website.

Application Process

Candidates who are interested and qualified are expected to make an online application and provide the following materials by the application deadline. (April 9, 2023, 11 pm CET)

  • Current curriculum vitae, date of birth, and nationality
  • Scan of a visa or other acceptable form of identification
  • Proof of scholastic titles or confirmation of enrollment
  • Motivation letter (max 500 words, see specifications at official site)
  • Pitch for SDG Micro-Project (max 500 words, see specifications at official site)

Visit the Official Website for Further Details.