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Youth Development Initiative Fellows 2021

We are looking for young people who are Innovative, Creative, Curious, Passionate, and Inspirational.

The applicant should be;

  • Between the ages of 13-18 at the fellowship start date.
  • A resident or citizen of the initial participating countries; Angola,  Botswana, Comoros, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eswatini, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
  • Able to communicate in English, as this will be the language used for communication. Have a desire to learn and are committing to a compulsory 8 weeks fellowship and summit.
  • Proven record in participation in community or leadership activities.
  • 30 Fellows will be selected to be part of the inaugural KF Youth Development Initiative.

Application Process

  • Application opens 31 October 2020
  • Applications close 21 November 2020
  • Notification of applicants shortlisted for interviews 4 December 2020
  • Interviews 8-15 December 2020
  • Announcement of 2021 fellows 4 January 2021
  • Orientation 16 January 2021
  • Virtual programming 6 February – 27 March 2021
  • Summit 9-11 April 2021