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APPLY: 2022 BeyGOOD Global Citizen Fellowship Program for Young Africans 

BeyGOOD Global Citizen Fellowship Program is helping to empower them to reach their full potential, become agents of change, and provide them with skills that will help them alleviate poverty.

 
 

 Powered by BeyGOOD, the Global Citizen Fellowship Program will unearth African youth with remarkable potential. Through the program,15 young people 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.

 This dynamic Program will take Fellows through a five-phase curriculum, specifically designed to equip them with the skills and tools they need to thrive –– not just during their time with Global Citizen but also in any future professional environment.

  • Host Country: South Africa 
  • Category: Training | Fellowships
  • Eligible Countries: Sub-Sahara African Countries 
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship 
  • Deadline: April 29, 2022
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Scholarship Details:

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.

Four Fellows (based on merit) will travel to New York City in September 2019 to experience Global Citizen’s annual festival in Central Park. The fellows will spend seven days with different teams and departments, while meeting influential people –– all of which will advance their growing skill sets.

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Scholarship Requirements:

Applicants for the BeyGOOD Global Citizen Fellowship Program must be:

  • Ages 21-25 (by time of application)
  • South African, Nigerian and Kenyan residents and citizens only
  • Applicants without a tertiary qualification preferred
  • Applicants should be able to prove that they are active Global Citizens, either through the work they do in their communities or through Global Citizen’s website and/or app (Google Play Store OR App Store)
  • Applicants should be available full-time from 19 July 2022-30 June 2023
  • We encourage those with an annual family household income of under R120 000 / 3055563 Naira / KES 18169368,00, and/or families that are headed by a single parent
  • South African applicants must house themselves in Johannesburg, and Nigerian applicants in Lagos.
  • Kenyan applicants can be based anywhere in the country, and will participate virtually.
  • Those from minority and underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply

Scholarship Duration and Reward

The Fellowship Program involves educational travel trips which include:

  • Round trip airfare from Johannesburg to Cape Town. 
  • All trip-related meals.
  • All trip related lodging and transportation.

In order to be eligible for educational travel:

  • Applicants should be available to attend 90% of learning sessions in Johannesburg. 
  • Applicants should attend all training sessions pre- and post trips.

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Method of Application

Submit a 2-3 minute video, or 500-700 word essay answering the following questions: 

  • What qualities do you identify with as an active citizen of the world? 
  • If selected, what lasting change would you like to achieve through the program?
  • What specific socio-economic issues are you taking action on, and why? 

If you prefer writing, you can send us a 500- to 700-word essay answering the same questions.

Email your application to [email protected] and include a copy of your ID or passport. You can also send your application using WhatsApp by sending it to +27 64 936 3570.

Keep in mind that applicants from minorities and underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Deadline: April 29, 2022

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