Fellowships for Youths and Youth Organizations around the world

A list of the latest, upcoming and past fellowship opportunities for youths and youth organizations around the world.

Applications Open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative in Nigeria!

Applictions are open for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) to develop a select group of young Nigerians into ethical and impactful leaders by connecting them with mentorship, networking, training and funding opportunities over the course of an intensive fellowship year. The CYFI fellowship is built around year-long social innovation projects that are designed by fellows and supported by the U.S. Consulate and private partners. Following successful completion of their projects, … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Aga Khan Foundation’s International Youth Fellowship Program!

Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) is accepting applications for its International Youth Fellowship Program, an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development. The International Youth Fellowship Program builds the skills of young Canadians and supports the work of AKFC’s partner organizations overseas. Program Streams Participants can apply for one of three streams that best match their backgrounds and interests: International Development Management (IDM) Fellows … [Read more...]

Global Community Fellowship Program for Graduating Seniors and Young Professionals

VIA is seeking applications for Global Community Fellowship which is a 13-15 month program for graduating seniors and young/ established professionals. Fellows work at NGOs, schools, universities, and social enterprises across Asia to support community development and youth education programs. By working directly with communities, fellows get hands-on experience learning how organizations in Asia are using creative and innovative methods to address critical social challenges. Fellow … [Read more...]

India Fellow 2019: Creating a Learning Platform for Young Indians

Applications are open for "India Fellow 2019" to create a learning platform for young Indians who undergo a 13-month long journey of discovering their own leadership potential. It includes training, mentor-ship, reflections and hands-on work experience with a grassroots organization working on social issues. They hope to give young people interested in exploring the development space a chance to do so, so that while applicants work in a space different from the life they have been leading … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Central Asia – Azerbaijan Fellowship Program

Deadline: 30 September 2018 Applications are open for Central Asia – Azerbaijan Fellowship Program. The Central Asia-Azerbaijan Fellowship Program (CAAFP) is intended for young professionals – scholars, government officials, policy experts, human rights and activists – who want to enhance their research and analytical skills and seek to become public policy leaders in their respective countries. More generally, the fellowship program seeks to provide a platform for the exchange of ideas and to … [Read more...]

Cultural Survival: 2018 Community Media Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project

Cultural Survival is currently seeking proposals for its 2018 Community Media Indigenous Youth Fellowship Project to support young Indigenous individuals in their efforts to build their capacity as radio broadcasters and journalists through specific trainings, community radio visits or exchanges, radio production, conference attendance, and other identified education and training opportunities. This project will provide fellowships to six Indigenous youth broadcasters between the ages of 16 -26 … [Read more...]

YALI’s 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is seeking applications for its 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders to empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. In 2019, the Fellowship will provide 700 outstanding young leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa with the opportunity to hone their skills at a U.S. college or university with support for professional development after they return home. The Fellows, who are between the ages of … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 Teach For India Fellowship Program

India's most promising youth are invited to apply for 2019 "Teach For India" Fellowship Program. The Teach For India Fellowship program, is an opportunity for India’s brightest youth, from the nation’s best universities and workplaces, to serve as full-time teachers to children from low-income communities in some of the nation’s most under-resourced schools. Through this experience of teaching in classrooms and working with key education stakeholders like students, principals, and parents, … [Read more...]

World Economic Forum seeking nominations for “Young Global Leader” 2020

The World Economic Forum is seeking nominations for “Young Global Leader” 2020 to engage the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. It was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit foundation and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is independent, impartial and not tied to any special interests. The Forum strives in all its efforts to demonstrate entrepreneurship in the global public interest while upholding the highest … [Read more...]

Acumen Fellowship 2018: Building a Pipeline of Leaders

The Acumen Fellowship is now open for applications. The fellowship aims to build a pipeline of elders who understand what it takes to create a lasting change. The Acumen Fellows Program is an intensive leadership development program cultivating a pipeline of tomorrow’s social changemakers. Over the course of a year, Fellows remain in their jobs while participating in five in-person, multi-day immersive seminars and engaging in online content between seminars. Currently operating in … [Read more...]