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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa 2021 Fellowship for Young Africans {USD 3,000 Monthly Allowance}

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Fellowship{ECA}:

 Applications are currently invited from young Africans for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Fellowship for the 2021 cohort.

The Scheme seek to make available practical, on-the-job experience to the young professionals as they prepare either for a career in research and international development and the public service.

It will also afford the students the opportunity to acquaint with the Commission’s broad scheme and services to member States and sub-regional bodies in addressing the social dimensions of Africa’s development.

 

Fellowship Sponsor: United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Fellowship Base: Not specified

Fellowship Merit: See Fellowship Benefits (below)

Subjects Eligible: See Eligible Areas (below)

Country/Candidate Eligible:  Africa / Africans

 

 

United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Fellowship | DESCRIPTION:

The Economic Commission for Africa  is the Zonal arm of the United Nations in Africa saddled with the authorization of promoting the economic and social development of Africa.

ECA aims to engage bright young Africans for skills and capacity development, training and mentor-ship through a fellowship programme within ECA’s work scheme.

This initiative is in line with the Commission’s effort to assist member States develop their capacities in economic and social policy research, development, implementation, analysis, governance, monitoring and evaluation.

 

Acceptability Criteria:

  • Applicants must be below the age of 35 years at the time of application.
  • Applicants must possess advance university degree (Master’s degree or doctorate or their equivalents) in eligible areas.
  • Applicants must possess academic research or academic work related to the focus thematic areas.
  • Fluency in either English or French is required as they are the two working languages of the Commission.

 

Eligible areas of study:

International affairs, Development, Diplomacy, Economics, Political and Social Sciences, Development, Peace and Human Security, Public Administration, Law, Minerals and Natural Resources, Engineering, and related field.

Fellowship Value:

  • Settling grant of USD 3,000
  • Monthly stipend of USD 3,000
  • Return air ticket to country of residence

 

Mode of Application :

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants for the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa Fellowship are to submit their PHPs and the following documents as attachments to RecruitmentPPost@un.org:

  • UN Personal History Profile (PHP). This can be created by visiting the portal. Follow the directions to create your PHP; save the draft as a PDF, and include the PDF as an attachment with your email.
  • A research proposal of not less than 1000 words
  • Copy of academic certificates.
  • Copy of applicant’s national passport (information page only)
  • Three letters of reference/recommendation

Application Closing Date: 14th April 2021 at 11:59 p.m. Addis Ababa time

 

Kindly visit the official web page for further details

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7 comments

  1. am a undergraduate student who wants to prepare for the second degree, so I hope you will give me this opportunity to take advantage of it.

  2. Am Just wanted to started my first bachelor
    If you can give me opportunity
    Thank

    • Mohamed Abdirahman Ahmed

      Hi there, i am a young African who wants to proceed his 2nd degree, So help me by giving this opportunity

  3. I want to help me by giving me the opportunity
    To have first degree

  4. am a undergraduate student who wants to prepare for the second degree, so I hope you will give me this opportunity to take advantage of it.

  5. I want to have my first degree I wish you could give an opportunity

  6. Preciso de uma bolsa de estudos nos estados unidos de América

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