APPLY: YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African leaders 2017 (Fully Funded to the USA)
By admin On 21 Sep, 2016 At 12:45 AM | Categorized As Fellowships | With 0 Comments

From June 16-30, the Mandela Washington Fellowship will host up to 1,000 young African Leaders. Fellows will travel to US University and college campuses for six-week Academic and leadership institutes in one of three tracks: Business and Entrepreneurship, Civic Leadership, or public Management.


  • There is no fee to apply to the Mandela Washington Fellowship. If you are selected for the fellowship, the U.S government will cover all participant costs.
  • Financial provisions provided by the U.S government will include Visa support, Round trip travel from Fellow’s home city to the US and domestic US travel required by the program
  • A six-week academic and leadership institute
  • Concluding summit in Washington DC
  • Accident and sickness benefit plan


Fellowship is open to young African leaders who meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants should be between the ages of 25 and 35 at the time of application submission, although exceptional applicants younger than 25 will be considered
  • Are not US citizens or permanent residents of the United States

DEADLINE: October 26 2016

To apply and for more information visit here

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