Upcoming Fellowship Programs for Career-building and Capacity Development


Fellowship programs from international agencies provide opportunities for individuals from developing countries to build careers and enhance capacities. These fellowships believe in awarding individuals with skills, knowledge and exposure so that they can improve their contribution towards bringing about positive change in society.

Here we bring to you the top open fellowship opportunities for career-building and capacity development for individual professionals from around the world.

Open Society Fellowship Program
The Open Society Foundation is seeking applications for its Open Society Fellowship to support individuals seeking innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges…[more]

Atlas Corps Fellowship
Atlas Corps is currently inviting nonprofit/NGO professionals from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the United States. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders…[more]

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s International Climate Protection Fellowships
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is seeking applications for its International Climate Protection Fellowships for young climate experts from developing countries…[more]

Irish Aid’s Fellowship Training Programme 2019
Awards are made for in fields such as development studies, rural development, health care, education and law with the aim of supporting and enhancing the contribution recipients can make to Irish Aid’s partner organisations…[more]

Wellcome Trust’s International Master’s Fellowships
The Wellcome Trust is seeking applications for its International Master’s Fellowships that offers nationals of low- and middle-income countries the opportunity to receive training at Master’s degree level…[more]

Human Rights’ AHDA Fellowship Program
The Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University is currently accepting applications for the Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability Fellowship (AHDA)…[more]

The Japan Foundation Asia Center’s Asia Center Fellowship Program
The Japan Foundation Asia Center is accepting applications for the first round of its Asia Center Fellowship Program which is designed to encourage joint or cooperative projects that cross national cultural borders among individuals..[more]

Kinship Foundation’s Environmental Fellowship for Mid-career Conservationists
Applicants from across the world are invited to submit applications for the 2019 Kinship Conservation Fellowship which is an environmental leadership program that emphasizes market-based approaches to conservation…[more]

Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program
Applications are open for Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program to provide World Fellows the opportunity to expand their vision, learn from each other, and grow personally and professionally…[more]

Atlantic Fellowships for Social and Economic Equity
Are you a social change leader committed to advancing justice and equity? Are you willing to join forces with a global network of peers to mount a collective challenge to inequality? If yes, then apply to the funded Atlantic Fellows for Social and Economic Equity (AFSEE) programme…[more]

  • Avatar Nyamwiza says:

    it’s a good start for me to have such info that will allow me to contribute to the society I live

  • Avatar Obua Tonny says:

    Very good and very interesting indeed. Have liked it so much please

  • Avatar henry k. asante says:

    i love that it will help me change lives of children who are in need.

  • Avatar Emmanuel Smith Kuleh says:

    I will like to be part of this great opportunity because it will help me to lead my organization

  • Avatar Tibenkana Denis says:

    I would really like to partner with you because I really have farmers willing to benefit from this. From uganda

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