Applications Open for AFRIKA KOMMT! Fellowship 2018-2020

Deadline: 19 January 2018

Applications are open for AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme that is an initiative of German industry for future leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa and offers the opportunity of a one-year experience in Germany, including an eight-month internship in a leading German enterprise.

Benefits

  • The programme fellows benefit through
    • gaining first-hand practical experience in a leading German enterprise
    • being exposed to leadership concepts and management techniques in practics
    • becoming acquainted with working processes and business culture in German enterprises
    • extending their international management competencies
    • initiating networks of cooperation partners between Sub-Saharan Africa and German companies
  • The partner companies benefit through
    • establishing networks of cooperation and trust in promising future markets in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • extending their experience with the working and business culture in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • improving their knowledge about cultures, markets, countries etc. in Sub-Saharan Africa

Eligibility Criteria

  • The AFRIKA KOMMT! fellowship programme aims at highly qualified, self-driven young professionals  and junior executives from Sub-Saharan Africa with several years of hands-on work experience, strong  leadership qualities and a very high level of commitment and dedication.
  • Besides the specific technical expertise relevant to the partner company, the programme requires candidates  to have the following set of general skills and attributes:
    • Language and communication skills
    • Excellent English skills
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • High willingness to learn German
  • Professional skills:
    • High leadership potential
    • Strong self-motivation and self-starter mentality
    • High level of dedication, commitment and target-orientation
    • Strong capacity for teamwork

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo DR,  Congo-Brazzaville, Cote d Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit AFRIKA KOMMT!

U.S. Embassy in Togo: Inviting Applicants for Democracy and Human Rights Fund

First Solar Corporate Charitable Fund: Seeking Applications for Civic Engagement and Environmental Impact Grants

Russell Sage Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Behavioral Economics

Russell Sage Foundation/Carnegie Corporation: Seeking Proposals for Immigration and Immigrant Integration

Call For Applications: 2018 Arts Projects and International Bursaries

Submit Proposals for Voice’s Seizing the Moment: Global Sudden Opportunity Grants!

TRANSFORM: Helping to Ensure Impactful Products reach Rural Communities

British Embassy in Jakarta: Call for Concept Notes for 2018/2019 ASEAN Project

Save the Children International in Kosova/o: Seeking Proposals for Action for Inclusive Education

RWJF’s Healthy Eating Research: Building Evidence to Promote Health and Well-Being among Children

The British Embassy Beirut: Magna Carta Fund for Human Rights and Democracy

USAID: Feed the Future Innovation Lab For Food Safety

Global Road Safety Partnership: Seeking Proposals for Road Safety Grants Programme on Safer Road Users Round 14

Global Road Safety Partnership: Apply for Road Safety Grants Programme on Vehicle Safety Standards

The Chrysalis Trust Grant: Supporting UK Registered Charities

Bureau of NEA Assistance Coordination: Local Civil Society Capacity Building Initiative

Darwin Initiative: Inviting Applicants for Main Project Funding

SANDEE: Economics of Natural Resource Use and Environmental Change Program in South Asia

Souter Charitable Trust: Supporting Projects Engaged in the Relief of Human Suffering in United Kingdom

Righteous Persons Foundations: Seeking LOIs to Support Jewish Community in United States

Applications Open for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund 2018!

JWH Initiative: Inviting Young People in the Environmental Sector from Developing Countries

GFDRR Call for Proposals: Challenge Fund Round 3

Tiara Special Grant 2018-19: Inviting Indian Citizens