GHC Africa Fellowship Program 2023

GHC Africa Fellowship Program 2023

GHC Africa Fellowship Program 2023

GHC Africa Fellowship Program is an exciting opportunity to build skills and gain experience with a high-impact health organization. Global Health Corps recruits and selects highly qualified applicants with diverse skill sets and backgrounds to be placed in high-impact organizations for a 13-month fellowship. During their fellowship year, fellows make significant contributions to their placement organizations and the communities they serve. They also engage in robust leadership training and integrate into GHC’s global network.

Who Should Apply for The GHC Africa Fellowship Program

GHC is looking for a diverse group of high-potential leaders from every sector and professional background who bring the skills necessary to address critical health systems gaps and who embody their key leadership practices:

You value inclusion and collaboration across sectors, cultures, and borders of all kinds. You are ready to listen to and embrace others’ perspectives, even when they are different from your own.

Committed to learning.
You are willing to push yourself outside your comfort zone often (while practicing self-care). You are ready to approach a personally transformative year with integrity, humility, and self-reflection.

Inspiring and mobilizing.
You are ready to strengthen and use your voice — the most powerful tool for change that you have — in order to engage others, create space for critical conversation, and effect meaningful social change in global health.

Committed to social justice.
You are passionate about social justice in health and have both the patience and the motivation to engage in the hard, complex work of building just health systems.

Adaptive and innovative.
You are excited by a design-thinking approach to building a better world, creatively embracing problems and ready to embrace failure as learning.

You bring your best self and are motivated to do the day-to-day work needed to bring about positive change in the global health equity movement.

Eligibility for The GHC Africa Fellowship Program

  • By the start of the fellowship, fellows must:
  • Be 30 years of age or younger.
  • Hold a bachelor’s or undergraduate university degree.
  • Be proficient in English.
  • Be a citizen or legal permanent resident of Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia Malawi, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, or Zimbabwe.

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How to Apply for The GHC Africa Fellowship Program

The GHC Africa Fellowship Program application and review process are designed to assess your leadership fit for the GHC community as well as your skills fit for your fellowship role. Applicants may apply for up to three fellowship roles. Every year, they receive a high volume of amazing and inspiring applicants to join their fellowship class and can only accept a small percentage. However, about one-third of their fellows have applied more than once!

Applications open December 1, 2022

Applicants can find fellowship roles here and start an application here.

Applications close January 11, 2023

Applications close at 12:00PM (noon) EST / 7:00PM CAT / 8:00PM EAT. We encourage you to submit your application as soon as you can!

Recommendation forms due January 25, 2023

GHC requires one recommendation form submitted directly by your reference by January 25, 2023 at 12:00PM (noon) EST / 7:00PM CAT / 8:00PM EAT. They can’t consider your application without it!

Selecting Their next cohort!

GHC reviews applications January through February, conduct interviews in March and April, and make offers on a rolling basis starting in late April. The fellowship starts at their Training Institute in July 2023.

Benefits of The GHC Africa Fellowship Program

In addition to the intensive leadership development and professional growth that the fellowship offers, the Global Health Corps fellowship includes:

  • Living stipend
  • Professional development funds
  • Completion award
  • Housing
  • Health Insurance
  • Travel costs covered to and from GHC training and retreats
  • Visa/Work permit

GHC arranges several logistical details on fellows’ behalf with the expectation that fellows will take ownership of their overall experience. Read on to learn more about how these items apply to specific placements.

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