Scholars Updates

The Obama Foundation Welcomes 2021-2022 Class of Scholars at Columbia University and University of Chicago

September 7, 2021 10:00 AM

CHICAGO — The Obama Foundation is proud to announce its fourth cohort of Obama Scholars, two groups of 12 emerging leaders… More

University of Chicago Partners with the Obama Foundation to Launch Obama Foundation Scholars Program

June 16, 2021 1:00 PM

CHICAGO — The University of Chicago and the Obama Foundation on June 16 announced plans for a newly designed University of Chicago Obama Foundation Scholars… More

Obama Foundation Opens Applications for a New Class of Scholars in New York

December 18, 2020 9:00 AM

Today, the Obama Foundation launched applications for its next class of Scholars at Columbia University for the 2021-22 academic year. For… More

Obama Foundation Announces New Cohort of Columbia University Scholars

August 26, 2020 9:00 AM

CHICAGO, IL – Today, the Obama Foundation announced its third cohort of Obama Scholars, 11 rising leaders from around the world… More

Obama Foundation Announces New Class of Scholars in Chicago and New York

June 18, 2019 10:00 AM

NEW YORK AND CHICAGO—Today, the Obama Foundation announced its second cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars, 32 rising leaders from around the world who will study… More

When Worlds Collide: Obama Foundation Scholar and African Leader Team Up to Help African Women

January 25, 2019 9:55 AM

We have a theory at the Obama Foundation: that if you connect young leaders together—even if they work in different countries, toward different ends—they can… More

Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator: Ramping up Development

September 26, 2018 6:22 PM

Today, the Obama Foundation is excited to announce our participation in a new opportunity for young leaders, led by CIVICUS and the Bill… More

Obama Foundation Welcomes Inaugural Cohort of Scholars to Chicago to Kick Off Year-Long Program

August 27, 2018 10:00 AM

37 Scholars will participate in Obama Foundation Scholars programs at Columbia University and University of Chicago Obama… More

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