2021 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships

Countries: Ethiopia, Switzerland
Organization: Mo Ibrahim Foundation
Closing date: 14 Oct 2020

The application process is now open for the 2021 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships Programme*. In 2021, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation is offering a Fellowship at the Executive Management office of the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa and the International Trade Centre in Geneva.

Each Fellowship is for a 12-month period and open to young professionals, mid-career and new executives up to the age of 40 or 45 for women with children and includes an annual stipend of $100,000.

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders.

Eligibility criteria

  • National of an African country
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • Master’s degree
  • under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
  • any additional criteria as set by the host.

***Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 African Development Bank Fellowship has been deferred to 2021, therefore this institution will not be recruiting a new Fellow for 2021.

Duties and responsibilities to be undertaken by each Fellow will be determined by the hosting institution.These responsibilities may include the following.

  • Advising on and developing strategic initiatives
  • Carrying out applicable research as required
  • Supporting programmatic and administrative functions

How to apply:

Applications closes on 14 October 2020.

For more information about the Fellowship programme,detailed scope of work, eligibility and application process please visit: http://mif.media/2021-rw


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