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LDI Africa Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program | Young African Leaders, 2018

The LDI Africa Emerging Institutions Fellowship Programme (EIFP) provides hands-on service opportunities for global young business and development leaders at Africa’s leading profit and nonprofit firms. The programme is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale.

Eligible Countries: African countries

Type: Fellowship

Award Provider: LDI Africa.

Eligibility: Fellows come to the EIFP with diverse backgrounds and skill sets. However, all fellows are required to have an undergraduate degree, a commitment to excellence, and be fluent in English. Host organizations may also designate other specific skill requirements for their Fellows. Other requirements include:

  • Two to ten years of professional experience
  • Early to mid-level professional with interest in/familiarity with emerging markets
  • Professional background in business, management consulting, strategy, finance, and social enterprise and international development.

Selection Process: Interviews are mainly conducted via Skype video. Shortlisted applicants undergo a preliminary interview with LDI Africa selection board member, and if successful will undergo a second interview round with a host organization(s). Based on these two interview rounds the fellowship decision will be reached by LDI Africa.

Finalists will be notified via email by LDI Africa that they have been selected as a Fellow.

Number of Awardees: Not specified

Value of Fellowship: LDI Africa through its EIFP recruits organizations that are doing excellent work particularly in the financial and investment industries across Africa. Partners range from mid-level to large global institutions; with capital investment of $200,000 and above.

While working with their organization, Fellows enjoy the following benefits and more;

  • Experience the growth of Africa’s most innovative businesses
  • Direct exposure to emerging markets
  • Paid positions, housing and travel
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Potential consulting, employment and seed capital investment after fellowship
  • Access to the global LDI Africa network
Also Check:  £3,000 International Scholarship Discount for Nigerian Students at De Montfort University Leicester, September 2017

Duration of Fellowship: 12 months

How to Apply

Interested candidates should go through the Application instructions before applying.

Visit the Fellowship Webpage for details.

Application Deadline: 15th November, 2017

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8 comments

  1. Humanitarian and Global studies is best to support people

  2. C’est très bien, alors quelles sont les conditions ?

  3. Interested

  4. Thomas Swaka Paul

    My name is Thomas Swaka Paul Wani graduate from Catholic University of Eastern Africa Nairobi Kenya with bachelor degree in Finance.
    Am looking forward to meet you

  5. Hi Sir/madam
    Am Nyayich jal a South Sudanese refugees who flees in Malakal South Sudan in 2013 due the ethnic conflict in my country ,am an orphan who is still interesting in education to prove myself and my country, am a victim of civil war back home.
    I had a Deploma in media Mass communication, Journalism looking for degree, I will appreciate your kindness.

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  7. Thank you for giving this chance.I have Bsc degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering

  8. When will this fellowship be available again?

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