2019 African Future Leaders Fellowship Cohort 2 for Young Africans
Deadline: July 31, 2019.
Are you a future African Leader? Apply to join the African Future Leaders Fellowship and receive the mentoring, support and the network you need to achieve your dreams.
The African future Leaders Fellowship is a bold initiative to develop changemakers for the continent and inspire young Africans to be solution oriented, entrepreneurial-minded and value led leaders. The program, which launched its first cohort in September 2018 will this year seek to offer training to 100 tertiary students and recent graduates between the ages of 18 – 25.
- Must be a citizen of an African country ( students from Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia and Kenya are encouraged to apply)
- Must be a tertiary student or a recent graduate ( university, training colleges, polytechnics etc)
- Must be aged between 18 – 30
- Must have access to the internet since the majority of the program takes place online
- Must be able to commit to the program for the duration of 5 months
- Must be passionate about making an impact in Africa
- Must be fluent in the english language
- 3 months online course/ mentoring program on the following 6 modules: 1. Entrepreneurship 2. Career Development & Work Readiness 3. Financial Literacy 4. Relationships & Networking 5. Leadership & Value 6. Purpose & Vision
- Live video conferences with mentors, entrepreneurs & professionals: Evaluation of projects including feedback on Career plan, Business plan canvas, CV & Work readiness documents, Financial plan, and Life plan
- Group community project: Fellows work in country groups to undertake a community project in response to an identified challenge in their country
- Digital Training: 2 months online digital skills training & certification from Google Digital Skills, Hubspot & PluralSight
- Certification: All students who complete the online program will receive certificates of participation
- Other benefits: Committed fellows will benefit from one of these opportunities: A. Internship with one of our partner organizations, B. Free website for brilliant business/ blog ideas C. One on One career/ study abroad support for Masters degree application & Scholarship search*
Fill the online Application form here