Chatham House inviting for Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 29 April 2019

Chatham House is inviting applications for its Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2019.

Benefits

The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,295. Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.

Duration

The fellowship is for a 10-month term from mid-September 2019 to late-July 2020.

Fellowship structure

A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas:

  • Completing a personal research project of the fellow’s own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, (approximately 50%).
  • Contributing to the ongoing research activities of their host research team and other Chatham House teams as appropriate (approximately 20%).
  • Participation in the Academy’s Leadership Programme (approximately 30%). The Leadership Programme is a key part of the Academy fellowships. It provides fellows with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, network and self-awareness, which they can then draw upon in their future careers as effective leaders in their field.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Citizenship:The fellowship is open to citizens of Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique, Zambia.
  • Applications will also be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.
  • Education: It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.
  • Career: The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Uganda, Mozambique, Zambia

For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2FQb8uu

  • Avatar Okumu Dickson says:

    I am a founder of Vision North-Uganda. A community based organization in northern Uganda aimed at closing gaps in access to Clean water, sanitation, hygiene and household agri prenuarship among rural communities. But I hold a Diploma in Development Studies from Gulu University. Is it possible to apply to participate in the Academy’s Leadership program? I seek knowledge and strategic partnerships towards rural community sustainable development.

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi Okumu Dickson,

      Thank you for your interest in the opportunity.

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar SAHEED OLAMILEKAN says:

    Am an mechanical engineer in Nigeria but have interest in helping aged African women/men living mostly in rural area so they can have access to good healthcare package which they can’t avoid ordinarily.
    With daily migration of our youths to urban or out of the country for greener pastures am working with group that normally provides this little helping hands to those said people. Am looking for NGOs that will look into this and as well provides sounds minds that can strategies the whole program.

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