SAWIP Applications now open!

iWednesday, Feb 6th, 2013 comments by jamielee

Online applications to the South Africa-Washington International Program (SAWIP) are now open!

SAWIP is a youth leadership development programme which recruits emerging leaders across all disciplines and differences in South Africa from the Universities of Cape Town, Western Cape and Stellenbosch.  On this programme, students are offered a seven month development experience with a six-week global exposure and professional opportunity component in Washington, DC. 

Applications close on midnight of the 20th February, 2013.

SAWIP candidates:

    - May be from any academic discipline
    - Must be South African citizens or permanent residents
    - Must be in their second year (or beyond) of university
    - Must be between the age of 19 – 25 years
    - Must be currently studying at the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch or Western Cape
    - Should have a record of service and leadership
    - Should envisage themselves as future leaders in South Africa

Please visit their website,, for more information on eligibility and the general program. You can also follow SAWIP on Twitter: @sawiplive and Facebook: to find out about the recruitment activities to be held at the various University campuses.  

View the poster by following this link.

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