Apply for Aga Khan Foundation Canada’s International Youth Fellowship Program!


Deadline: 1 February 2019

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is accepting applications for its International Youth Fellowship Program, an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development.

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The International Youth Fellowship Program builds the skills of young Canadians and supports the work of AKFC’s partner organizations overseas.

Program Streams

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Participants can apply for one of three streams that best match their backgrounds and interests:

  • International Development Management (IDM) Fellows benefit from placements in a variety of organizations, working in fields such as health, education, rural development, and civil society strengthening. Placements include positions in research, project management, communications, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • International Microfinance and Microenterprise (IMM) Fellows gain experience with an organization involved in microfinance or market development, to develop skills in the day-to-day operations and evaluation of these programs.
  • Young Professionals in Media (YPM) Fellows work as journalists for Nation Media Group, a leading media outlet in East Africa. With opportunities to report in print, broadcast, and digital media, Fellows gain the skills to work effectively in today’s global media environment.

Eligibility Criteria

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To become an International Youth Fellow, applicants must:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
  • Be 30 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong interest in the field of international development and their chosen Fellowship stream
  • Hold at minimum an undergraduate university degree

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Canada

For more information, please visit https://www.akfc.ca/get-involved/youth-fellows/apply-youth-fellows/

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