Call for Applications: African Women’s Public Service Fellowship


Deadline: 1 December 2018

Applications are now open for the African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries.

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The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and miscellaneous expenses.

Fellowship recipients commit to return to their respective home countries at the conclusion of the program with the goal of assuming a leadership position on the continent where they can meaningfully contribute to the challenges currently confronting Africa.

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Criteria

  • This fellowship is only available to degree-seeking students. Advanced professional certificate and non-degree programs are not applicable for this fellowship.
  • Citizen and resident in an African country at the time of application.
  • Strong academic record.
  • Demonstrated commitment to public service.
  • A NYU Wagner education would significantly enhance applicant’s ability to have a deep and lasting impact on public service issues in their home country and region.

How to Apply

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Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Cote d’Ivorie, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit African Women’s Public Service Fellowship.

  • Avatar sebeya peter says:

    i have got a problem of educating my daughter she has been at home for three years after senior six she is actually disappointed, may you help me to educate her

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi sebeya peter,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Thank you!

    • Avatar Reena says:

      Hi sebeya peter,

      FundsforNGOs is a social enterprise that provides fundraising guides, resources, and the latest funding opportunities to help you fundraise better and secure grant funding. We are not a funding organization and we do not provide grants.

      Thank You!

  • Avatar Tessy says:

    Please can I get the link to apply?

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi Tessy,

      For more information on eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link given on the last line of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Mzuvukile Benayo says:

    Angels of Hope women programme want to forge partnership with Oprah Winfrey Women Fellowship Programme.

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