For One World Travel Grant to Work in Ghana

ForoneworldInterested in global education? Get a travel grant to help finance working in Ghana with the Ayi Owen International School!

2014 For One World Travel Grant Program

2014 Travel Grant Details and Dates:

  • Up to two travel grants are being offered for a 11-24 week duration departing for Ghana in May 2014. Each candidate’s arrival date in Ghana needs to be aligned/coordinated such that transportation is shared from the airport to the school.

  • The grant application deadline is February 28, 2014. Grant winners and one “runner up” will be notified by March 14, 2014. Grant winner(s) is required to accept or decline by March 21. If a grant winner declines, the “runner up” will be notified.

  • Grant winners are required to document their trip and create a journal/essay of their experience and/or project findings. All successful candidates’ application essays and follow up research may be posted on For One World’s website.

  • $100 of the travel grant reimbursement (flight only, and we only will reimburse up to $1,000 (after we get a copy of the flight itinerary) ) –will be withheld until the winner submits a minimum 3 page report (ie results and product findings) for sharing with the Board of Directors and/or posting on the website at the conclusion of the trip.

About Ayi Owen and For One World:

For One World is a federal nonprofit organization that promotes understanding and solutions of educational problems in less developed countries. It was founded in 1197 and received federal non-profit status in 2002.

Ayi Owen International School has more than 500 enrolled students and 35 teachers. It teaches grades K-9 with ten classrooms and students ages range from 2-15. The school is operated under the local nonprofit called Techiman Learning Resource Center by Bill and Ayisatu Owen and prides itself on its counseling of pupils and student government.

For more information about this opportunity or to apply, visit the For One World website.

Jelisa Adair

I am the Civic Engagement Fellow for 2013-2014. While a student at Wesleyan I double majored in Psychology and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and completed a joint thesis during my senior year. I am interested in issues of social justice, mental health, media, and global welfare.