Young African Leaders Programme for African Policy Experts in Italy 2022

For the Young African Leaders Programme for African Policy Experts in Italy in 2022, the School of Transnational Governance is accepting applications.

Selected individuals will participate in a variety of activities in the lively academic atmosphere of the European University Institute in Florence. These include seminars, training and skills development sessions, conferences, study visits, and field tours around Europe. Interaction with other fellows, policymakers, and the academic community at the EUI will make this a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Worth of Scholarship

  • The Young African Leaders Programme is fully supported, with a monthly payment of € 2,500.

Young African Leaders Programme | Eligibility Criteria

  • The program is aimed towards African policymakers, diplomats, and professionals in their mid-career.
  • Those in Africa who work for national and local governments, regional, continental, and international organizations and development partners, civil society organizations, academia, the media, and the corporate sector.
  • More specifically, the program is available to both young female and male workers, as well as mid-career and executive-level professionals. Professionals who are African natives, live in Africa and are under the age of 45 years old.

How to Apply for the Young African Leaders Programme

  • Candidates should provide the following documents in English, preferably in PDF format:
  • Date and place of birth, residency and contact information are all included on the CV.
  • A brief biographical sketch. If the candidate is chosen for the fellowship, the bio will be utilized for communication reasons as well as for the selection process. It should be written in the third person singular and should be between 100 and 120 words long (around 800 characters with spaces).
  • Letter of motivation in PDF format (maximum 1000 words). It should include information on your interests and/or connections to transnational policy challenges, as well as your motivation for applying for the fellowship and planned professional milestones.
  • Note in PDF format with the title (max. 1000 words) detailing the fellowship’s expectations as well as which policy topic in transnational governance. (For example, peace and security, gender, sustainability, migration, the green transition, energy, or digitization). The note will be valuable to modify training courses, as well as perhaps prepare the fellow for the final fellowship assignment. (For example, a policy paper/report/brief, an essay, a piece for social media, etc.) The memo must be well-structured and unambiguous, with well-defined and realistic goals that may be met throughout the fellowship period.
  • A copy of the highest educational certificate must be provided, as well as the medium of instruction for this highest degree of study.
  • Name and contact details of one referee, ideally a person who has worked with the applicant, whom the EUI may contact. Non-academic referees should be given preference.

The deadline for submitting the relevant documentation as well as the name and contact information for the referee is March 31, 2022, 23:59 EST (Central European Time).

For more information and to apply, go here.

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