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Call for Application: Acumen West Africa Fellowship 2021

Acumen West Africa Fellowship 2021

Applications are invited from entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and organization-builders in both public and private sectors to apply for the 2021 round of the Acumen West Africa Fellowship. The fellowship is a practical skills acquisition intensive year-long leadership development program designed to equip extraordinary individuals with the tools, mindset, and community to tackle poverty and injustice in their communities.

Successful fellows are extraordinary leaders who dare to embrace the difficult journey of social change where the curriculum is centered on adaptive leadership, authentic voice, good society readings, managing polarities and systems thinking. Acumen fellows engage in a mix of in-person and online seminars designed to improve capacity to innovate and drive change, learn relevant, real-world, core curriculum focused on developing the skills needed to make lasting social impact.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Acumen Academy

Fellowship to be taken at: West Africa

Fellowship level: Professionals

Fellowship Worth: Fully Funded

Subject Eligibility: Entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and organization-builders

Country/Candidate Eligibility: The fellowship is for applicants from West Africa.

Fellowship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: To be considered for the Call for Application: Acumen West Africa Fellowship 2021, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

Application Procedures for the Call for Application: Acumen West Africa Fellowship 2021


The application process consists of the following steps:

Step 1: Leave your information by completing the online form and be the first to know when applications open.

Step 2: Apply online for the fellowship as application opens 1st July and closes 6th August.

Step 3: Complete stage 2 application

Step 4: Attend an in-person Selection Conference in mid-November

Step 5: Fellows are announced in January 2021

Application Deadline: 6th August, 2020

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