World Bank Group Africa Early Years Fellowships

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The World Bank Group is offering Africa Early Years Fellowships for African students. Fellows will receive ongoing training and work experience across relevant sectors, including education, health, nutrition and social protection. Approximately 10 fellows will be selected and hired as short-term consultants for one year beginning early 2017, with the possibility of being renewed for a second year. Fellows will receive ongoing training and work experience across relevant sectors, including education, health, nutrition and social protection.

African professionals interested in a career in early childhood development are invited to apply for the Africa Early Years Fellowship. Fellows will receive ongoing training and work experience across relevant sectors, including education, health, nutrition and social protection.

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

  • Interested candidates should be based in-country, or willing to relocate with minimum or no compensation,
  • African nationals 25-40 years of age
  • Educational and professional experience in ECD/early learning
    • Graduate degree in a relevant field (including education, economics, statistics, health and nutrition, and social service) AND at least 3 years of professional experience in education, health, and nutrition or social protection, with preference for previous work in ECD/early learning; OR
    • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field (including education, economics, statistics, health and nutrition, and social service) AND at least 5 years of professional experience in education, health, and nutrition or social protection, with preference for previous work in ECD/early learning
  • Functional experience in economics, evaluation, project design and operations, policy dialogue, or advocacy desired
  • Experience in the public sector, civil society, or multilateral organization preferred
  • Demonstrated interest in ECD/early learning
  • Demonstrated high potential and commitment to ECD and/or human development in Africa
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written communication skills and ability to work well in teams, including with senior officials
  • Ability to work effectively remotely
  • Fluency in English required of all candidates; fluency in French or Portuguese required of candidates interested in working in francophone/lusophone countries.

Applicants from African countries (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia etc) are eligible to apply for this fellowship programme.

How to Apply: The mode of application is online.

Application Form

Application Deadline: To apply, please submit a completed application form and resume by October 20, 2016. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Fellows will be selected by December 2016 and will start work in early 2017.

For more Information, Click Scholarship Link

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