The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships form a selective programme designed to mentor future African leaders. The Fellows receive mentoring from the current leaders of key multilateral institutions.

Application process

Prospective fellows who meet the eligibility criteria will be invited to apply directly to the current hosts once the application process opens.

Eligibility criteria

  • National of an African country
  • 7-10 years of relevant work experience
  • master’s degree
  • under the age of 40, or 45 for women with children
  • any additional criteria as set by the host.

2016 Fellows

Read the announcement.

2017 Fellowships

Applications for the 2017 programme will open on 12 August. Details on how to apply will be posted here when available.