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Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC): International Youth Fellowship Program for Young Canadians

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 10, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 30, 2020
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Participants can apply for one of three streams that best matches their backgrounds and interests:
> International Development Management (IDM);
> International Microfinance and Microenterprise (IMM);
> Young Professionals in Media (YPM).

To become an International Youth Fellow, applicants must :
1) Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada;
2) Be 30 years of age or younger at the time of the application deadline;
3) Be able to demonstrate a strong interest in the field of international development and their chosen Fellowship stream;
4) Hold at minimum an undergraduate university degree.

AKFC covers most of the costs associated with living and working overseas including; travel, accommodation, vaccinations, health insurance, and a modest stipend to cover the cost of living.

Successful candidates are required to make a one-time contribution of $1000.00 towards the costs of the Fellowship.

Utilize This Offer

AKFC is seeking applications for its International Youth Fellowship Program, an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development.

Application deadline: January 31, 2020.

For more information please visit

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 10
Jan 10

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Anita Shrestha
Jan 11
Jan 11

thank you for keeping

Jill Langhus
Jan 11
Jan 11

Thanks, Ana.