[Apply Now] EUI Young African Leaders Programme (YALP) 2023 for Young Emerging African Leaders

The Young African Leaders Programme (YALP) of the EUI School of Transnational Governance (STG) provides a unique opportunity for aspiring leaders from Africa to further develop their policy work and professional skills amidst international experts and global leaders.

About the Programme

The tailor-made Young African Leaders Programme (YALP), funded by the European Commission, aims at catalysing and fostering changes as envisioned in the Africa Agenda 2063 and in the Africa-EU Partnership.

In the dynamic academic environment of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, selected participants will take part in seminars, training and skills development sessions, conferences, and study visits in Europe. Interaction with the other fellows, policymakers and the academic community at the EUI will make this a highly enriching experience. The fellowship is a full-time and fully-funded programme.

The Young African Leaders Programme has a duration of 3 months: September to November 2023. During this period, the fellows are expected to commit to the programme full-time.

Organizer: European University Institute
Category: Training
Eligible Country: Africans
Application Closing Date: 22 Feb 2023

Program Benefits

  • Participants are placed in the three-month leadership programme
  • A grant of € 2,500 per month
  • If applicable, family allowances will be added to the basic grant
  • Fellows (but not their families) receive a contribution towards their travel expenses for the incoming trip from their place of origin to Florence, and for the outgoing trip to their destination at the end of their fellowship.

Program Eligibility

  • The fellowship is open to mid-career professionals and executives under the age of 35
  • Women and people with disabilities will exceptionally be considered up to the age of 40 on 1 September 2023.
  • Applicants need to be African nationals residing in Africa.

Application Process

Interested applicants are to check the official website for the proper Application procedures. Visit the official announcement page for more details. To start your application, Click the apply now button below.


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