Applicants are invited from African citizens for the Mo Ibrahim scholarship 2021 Application form out Fellowship level programs. The deadline for the submission of applications is 15 October 2021.
Fellowships were established in 2011 to identify and mentor the future generation of outstanding African leaders. Each year three Fellows work in the executive offices of the AFDA (Abidjan), ECA (Addis Ababa), or the ITC (Geneva), with a stipend of $100,000.
This may include projects designed to understand public sector governance capabilities, political settlements, state-business relations, the governance of state-owned enterprises, the governance of development policy design and implementation, and so on.
These applications must focus on the public sector/state/civil service, governance, and on development.
Eligibility & Requirements and MO IBRAHIM SCHOLARSHIP 2021 APPLICATION FORM OUT
The Fellowship is for young professionals, mid-career or/and new executives.
The Fellow must:
– Be a national of an African country, living anywhere in the world;
– Not be an active, non-active, retired, or separated staff member of the Bank;
active military personnel and political party leaders are not eligible;
– Age limit is forty (40) years for men and women and forty-five (45) years for women with children;
– Have outstanding academic credentials backed by a minimum of a Master’s Degree from a recognized institution in banking, business, economics or other social sciences, finance, international development, or in any other discipline relevant to the Bank’s business;
– Have relevant and demonstrable work experience, strong communication skills, demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work with others;
– Have at least 7 (seven) years’ work experience relevant to the Bank’s activities;
– Demonstrate proven leadership and consultative skills;
– Have experience in strategic planning, project management and execution;
– Have experience in formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures;
– Demonstrate a powerful ability to analyze and interpret financial and other data;
– Excellent written and oral presentation skills;
– Demonstrate the ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government and to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
– Demonstrate the ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.
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Criteria for Mo Ibrahim Scholarship Program
– Applicants must apply online by no later than 15 October 2021.
– Applications will only be considered if they are submitted online with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) showing date of birth, nationality, education, and relevant experience.
– Applicants must also attach copies of academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
– The selection process will include the Bank’s Human Resources Department carrying out an initial vetting of applications to develop a short list of ten (10) applicant files to be further reviewed by the Foundation. A short list of three (3) candidates will be presented to the President of the Bank (or his designate) for final selection.
– Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted.
How to Apply for Mo Ibrahim Scholarship and MO IBRAHIM SCHOLARSHIP 2021 APPLICATION FORM OUT
Please provide the following documents:
– A copy of the unconditional offer received from the SOAS admissions office
– CV (please include your email address)
2 pages max statement outlining knowledge and interest in governance-related issues
Your research proposal (as sent to the SOAS Admissions Office)
One academic reference (to be sent directly by the referee to firstname.lastname@example.org)
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The deadline for submission of the application is 15th October 2021.