The Women’s Leadership Scholarship (WLS) program (formerly the Native Leadership Scholarship) supported non-doctoral graduate education for women activists, grassroots leaders, and organizers from the Global South and/or from indigenous groups. Between 2001 and 2009 Channel invested in remarkable leaders studying human rights, sustainable development, and public health in many places around the world.

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WLS alumni are working around the world on human rights, public health, and sustainable development. Please click on the regions of the world to read about our alumni and their critical work.

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NOTICE: The Channel Foundation closed its Women’s Leadership Scholarship Program in 2009 and is not accepting any further applications.