Fully funded Global Citizen Fellowship Program for young Africans

Applications for a year-long paid fellowship for young Africans are open for  progressive African youths who want to change the world to be part of the Global Citizen Fellowship program for the 2022/23 cohort.

The program sponsored by Beygood, will have 15 young people selected, five each from Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa who will each engage in a paid, year-long fellowship aligned to one of Global Citizen’s four pillars of activity: creative, campaigns, rewards, and marketing.

 The fellowship program, aims at bringing out the innate qualities  of young people in the three  selected African countries of  Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa.

The programme is also keyed towards helping youths to cope and adapt to the global changes and also changes in their various prospective careers.

Throughout the program, Fellows will be immersed in the use of digital technology for social change, storytelling tactics that shift attitudes, the importance of building lasting professional relationships, and the role of innovation in a constantly changing world.

The program will however last through  from 19 July 2022-30 June 2023.

Details and application procedures for the fellowship program is given below:

Program Type: Young Fellows Program

Program Location:  South Africa and Nigeria

Program Duration: 12 months

Available Slot: Several

Basic Qualifications: High school certificate

Nationality: Kenya, South Africa, Nigeria

Age: Must be aged between 21 and 25 years of age at the time of application.

Be willing and able to commit fully to the fellowship throughout the entire duration of the program.

Application Procedures:

 Interested applicants for the Global Citizen Fellowship 2022/2023 are to send a two- to three-minute video answering the following questions:

1. What qualities do you identify with an active citizen of the world?

2. If selected, what lasting change would you like to achieve through the program?

3.What specific socio-economic issues are you taking action on, and why?

Applicants who prefer writing,  can also send a 500 to 700 word essay answering the same questions.

Note: South African applicants must house themselves in Johannesburg, and Nigerian applicants in Lagos. while Kenyan applicants can be based anywhere in the country, and will participate virtually.

Those from minority and underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Applicants can Email  their to fellowship@globalcitizen.org and include a copy of their ID or passport. And also through Whatsapp: +27649363570.

Closing date: April, 29, 2022.

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