Kanthari Scholarship for Social Change

Kanthari Scholarship for Social Change

Kanthari Scholarship for Social Change

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. This course is also accessible for blind, visually impaired and/or people with physical disabilities.

kanthari welcomes participants over 22 years of age who have overcome significant life challenges ranging from vision impairment, disability, poverty, war, discrimination, and exploitation. They could also be witnesses to social situations they wish to change so others do not suffer. They should have a passion to make the world a better place and the strength to be forces of good rather than be victims of circumstance.

The next course will start in May 2018 and applications are now welcome.

The deadline for the submission of application is 31st December 2017.

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

Scholarships

The selected participants will qualify for a scholarship that covers the costs of food, accommodation and tuition.

All travel fees and incidental expenses will be the responsibility of the participants

Application Process

To ensure high quality training, kanthari accommodates a maximum of 25 participants per academic year who are chosen through a stringent five-step selection process.

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.

To know more about kanthari please check our website www.kanthari.org

Any questions can be sent to us via intake@kanthari.org

For more information please visit the official website at http://www.kanthari.org

Kanthari Scholarship for Social Change