Acumen East Africa Fellows Program is providing the opportunity for emerging leaders to receive world-class training and collaborate with like-minded individuals so that they can be the change that East Africa needs.
The East Africa Fellowship brings together 20 emerging leaders from different regions, sectors, and socio-economic backgrounds in East Africa.

  • Applications are open to candidates of all nationals irrespective of their age, who are working to end poverty in their regions.
  • Can be entrepreneurs who started their own business or people working to create change.
  • Must demonstrate strong personal integrity

How to Apply

  •  Complete the application form online, see link below.

The online application consists of:

  • Background information
  • Resume/CV
  • Short & long answer questions

Selection Process
The selection process for this program is very rigorous and highly competitive. Here is a general timeline of the process:

  • Applications open: June 1, 2015
  • Applications close: July 31, 2015
  • Telephone Interviews: September 2015
  • In-Person Interviews: October 24, 2015
  • Final Selection: November 2015

Deadline: Applications are open until July 31, 2015.

Click here for more information and to apply.

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