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Apply for The Sankore Fellowship for Youths to work with African Presidents 2020

The Sankore Program is the “Caravan Scholars Program", under the big umbrella of the “Caravan Africa Project”, to provide young people the opportunity to work with African Presidents (Leaders) to conceive ground-breaking ideas and identify viable strategies to bring them to life. Each year, a diverse group of mid-career professionals will begin a journey to hone their leadership abilities through interactions with presidents and key presidential staff and administration officials.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Each successful scholar shall be between the ages of 25 and 39 at the time of applying.

  • Successful scholars must have 5-15 years of working experience.

  • Experience in visioning and/or the research/analytical work essential for designing, executing and managing complex projects.

  • Fluent in oral and written English. Ability to communicate in French and/or Portuguese shall offer candidates a strong advantage.

  • Fellow must be African and currently living in Africa at the time of the application or temporarily based outside Africa for educational, business or professional reasons.

  • Be willing to dedicate 12 months of his/her time to this fellowship and its activities and commit to focus solely on fellowship activities during the fellowship duration

Deadline is May 4th

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