Monday, September 21, 2015

Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships for future African leaders

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. The Fellows receive mentoring from the current leaders of key multilateral institutions.

Application process

Prospective fellows who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to apply directly to the current hosts once the application process opens. The timeline for applications is:
  • Process opens Wednesday, 9 September 2015
  • deadline for submissions – Monday, 9 November 2015
  • notification of successful candidate – Wednesday, 27 January 2016
  • anticipated start date – early May 2016.

Eligibility criteria

  • National of an African country
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • master’s degree
  • under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
  • any additional criteria as set by the host.

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Prospective fellows should apply direct to the relevant institution using the links below.
The African Development Bank (AfDB)
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA)
The International Trade Centre (ITC)

This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community.   This is meant for information sharing purposes only. 
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