Global Citizen Fellowship Program 2021 (Paid Fellowship)

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Global Citizen Fellowship Program 2021 (Paid Fellowship)

Application is now open for Global Citizen Fellowship Program 2021. The fellowship which is Powered by BeyGOOD, 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 multi-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.

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.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the paid Fellowship Program, applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Ages 21-25 (by time of application).
  • South African and Nigerian 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 05th July 2021-30 June 2022
  • Family household income of under R120 000/3055563 Naira, and/or families that are headed by a single parent.
  • Applicants must be able to house themselves in Johannesburg and Lagos for the duration of the program. 
  • Those from minority and underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We will be selecting 10 South African Fellows, and five Nigerian Fellows in 2021.

How To Apply

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

  • How do you identify with BeyGOOD as a Global Citizen?
  • How would becoming a Fellow assist you to positively impact your country?
  • What specific issues are you taking action on and why?
  • Send your applications to us via email: fellowship@globalcitizen.org

For more information visit the official webpage of Global Citizen Fellowship Program 2021 (Paid Fellowship)

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