Who can apply
Fresh graduates, young entrepreneurs, civil society leaders, community workers, researchers, junior professionals, artists, creative change makers who are between the ages of 20 and 30, and have a seed of an idea that they want to develop into a full-grown project.
Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate how this Programme will directly benefit them, their community and their country.
Proficiency in English is required. If you are accepted you will be required to participate fully in the discussions and role-plays in English.
Form can be completed online or sent via email to Said Hamadi at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed application form
Video submission (see WORK EXPERIENCE session for description)
Letter of recommendation
• If you are selected as a candidate, you are liable to pay a registration fee of USD200 to secure your placement. This consists of USD100 to secure your booking upon confirmation, and another USD100 to be paid before or upon arrival.
Key points to note
Selection: 26 Candidates worldwide
WIEF Young Fellows 2019 is a subsidized programme for accepted candidates
. Participants need to pay only the
. Accommodation and transportation during the programme period, programme materials and basic everyday meals are covered by the organizer.
Registration Fee Terms (USD200)
Successful Candidates are required to pay 50% deposit upon confirmation letter to secure their spots. The remaining 50% payment will be made before or upon arrival of the programme.
Closing Date of Application: 30 September 2019
. Applicants will be notified of the outcome of selection latest on
7 October 2019
(earlier applicants will be notified earlier.)
Proof of participation
. If you are selected, you will be given a 1-week deadline to send us proof of your participation, by submitting your confirmed flight itinerary and paying your registration fee. Participants seeking financial support from their own organization and/or other foundations, crowdfunding, or sponsors, need to do so by the given deadline. If you pass this deadline, the organiser will transfer this opportunity to another candidate.
. As an annual programme, we only have spaces for 26 young leaders every year. It is a privilege if you are selected for this programme as you are chosen amongst hundreds of applicants. We expect you to take this opportunity to commit fully to the programme.
. Please think before you apply. Make sure you really can make the time to participate because last minute cancellations result in an opportunity lost to another young leader.