YoungEd Africa Fellowship for Young Africans 2021

This programme is targeted at Africans between the ages of 16-30, who are studying or interested in studying education related courses at undergraduate or post graduate levels.

Objective: Up-skill educators with relevant knowledge and skills for improved education delivery and preparedness for the future.

Through our annual YoungEd Africa Fellowship, we provide scholarships and capacity building sponsorships towards professional development within various Education sector career tracks.

About YoungEd Africa

Young Educators for Africa Initiative is a non-profit organization on a mission to prepare Africa for the future by supporting Young Africans in building successful careers in Education.

Aim and Benefits of YoungEd Africa Fellowship

Financial and mentorship support is provided to facilitate their study or research towards attaining a qualification in any field of education.

The YoungEd Africa Fellowship aims to foster capacity building, continuous learning and professional development by providing sponsorship to participate in seminars, workshops, conferences and short courses.

Continued support is granted based on sustained performance as determined via our monitoring and evaluation efforts in collaboration with the YoungEd Scholar’s institution.

Requirements for YoungEd Africa Fellowship Qualification

The YoungEd Africa Fellowship programme is targeted at Africans between the ages of 20-40, who work in the education sector and are interested in developing a successful profession in a specific field of education.

Interview date, Process and Venue for YoungEd Africa Fellowship

01. Application & Selection

  • Candidate applies for a programme.
  • YoungEd Africa Team reviews candidate applications.
  • Successful candidates are selected for the next cohort.
  • Selection letters are sent to selected applicants.

02. Verification & Award

  • Selected candidates provide verification documents to facilitate processing their Awards.
  • YoungEd Africa Team conducts final verification of selected candidates.
  • Award letters are sent to selected candidates who have been successfully verified.

03. Check-ins & Progress Reporting

  • YoungEd Awardees proceed on their academic, professional or research journeys.
  • YoungEd Africa Team hold check-in sessions with  Awardees to get high level feedback on their progress and determine continued support structure
  • YoungEd Awardees submit quarterly reports to highlight sustained progress towards their goals.

04. Scale Your YoungEd Impact

  • YoungEd Awardees become YoungEd Ambassadors who:
    • Leverage knowledge and skills gained in tackling specific issues in their respective fields of education.
    • Maintain a continuous learning and improvement approach towards being an excellent educator.
    • Give back via information sharing and mentoring upcoming Young Educators.

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to YoungEd Africa on to apply

For more details, visit YoungEd Africa website.

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