[Apply Now] YoungEd Africa Fellowships 2023 for Young Africans

Empower education professionals to up-skill themselves with knowledge and skills for improved education delivery and preparedness for the future. Through the 9-Months YoungEd Africa Fellowship Programme, we provide scholarships, capacity building funding and community support, to foster professional development within various career tracks in the Education sector.

Programme Tracks

  • YoungEd Scholars: Become a qualified education professional that delivers the future.
    – The YoungEd Scholar Programme is targeted at Africans
    – Applicants must be between the ages of 16-30,
    – Applicants must be studying or interested in studying education related courses at undergraduate or post graduate levels, in Africa.
  • Benefits
    – Financial and mentorship support is provided to facilitate their study or research towards attaining a qualification in any field of education.
    – Continued support is granted based on sustained performance as determined via our monitoring and evaluation efforts in collaboration with the YoungEd Scholar’s institution
  • YoungEd Professionals:
    The YoungEd Professionals Programme is targeted at Africans between the ages of 20-40, who work in the education sector and are interested in building a successful career in a specific field of education.
    The programme aims to foster capacity building, continuous learning and professional development by providing funding for participation in short courses, seminars, workshops, conferences.Benefits
    – YoungEd Funds are paid directly to host/facilitating organizations or disbursed via the YoungEd Virtual Wallet Platform to enable payments for online courses
    – No Cash amounts are awarded.

    Eligibility Criteria
    – An African residing in Africa;
    – Must be between 20 – 40 years of age;
    – Must have obtained a certificate or degree in any education related field.

Programm Benefits

  • Tuition fees for YoungEd Scholars are paid directly to their institution.
  • YoungEd Professionals get funds quarterly, via the YoungEd Virtual Wallets.
  • No cash disbursements are made to personal accounts.

Application Process

  • Candidate applies for the YoungEd Scholar or Professional Track.
  • YoungEd Africa Team reviews candidate’s application.
  • Successful candidates receive Selection letters for the next cohort.
  • Selected candidates provide verification documents to facilitate processing their Awards.
  • YoungEd Africa Team conducts final verification of selected candidates.
  • Award letters are sent to selected candidates who have been successfully verified.

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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