African Centre for Citizens Orientation

Acts & Reports

Democracies depend upon citizens who, among other things, are:

• aware of their rights and responsibilities as citizens;
• informed about the social and political world;
• concerned about the welfare of others;
• articulate in their opinions and arguments;
• capable of having an influence on the world;
• active in their communities;
• responsible in how they act as citizens.

These capacities do not develop unaided. They have to be learnt. While a certain amount of citizenship may be picked up through ordinary experience in the home or at work, it can never in itself be sufficient to equip citizens for the sort of active role required of them in today's complex and diverse society.

Toptal Scholarships for Women: Empowering Future Female Leaders to Change the World

Toptal is awarding five scholarships during 2018-19 that will empower aspiring female leaders. The scholarship program is open to anyone with a passion for changing the future, and we welcome applicants from all majors and academic standings.

Each scholarship winner will receive a stipend as well as a year of mentorship and guidance from an expert in their field of interest.

Here are the scholarship guidelines:

Toptal Scholarships for Women Toptal will award five scholarships to aspiring female leaders in five global regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Each winner will receive (US)$10,000 and a year of weekly one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal expert.

For more information and to apply, go to:

Application deadlines depend on which region the applicant lives in. Application timelines are available on the scholarship website.