Acumen East & West Africa Fellows Programme 2018

Acumen East & West Africa Fellows Programme 2018


Applications are invited from suitably qualified applicants for Acumen East & West Africa Fellows Programme 2018… Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.


Acumen East & West Africa Fellows Programme 2018

Acumen Regional Fellows Program is a one-year leadership development program designed to build the next generation of social leaders with the audacity to transform society and create a better, more inclusive world.

  • Number of Awardees: Not specified
  • Duration of Fellowship: 1 year
  • Type: Fellowship
  • Offered annually? Yes
  • Award Provider: Acumen East Africa Fellows Programme
  • Eligible Countries: Countries in East and West Afric
  • To be taken at (country): Fellow’s Home country

Programme description: The program equips extraordinary individuals from across East and West Africa with the knowledge, support system and practical wisdom to unlock their full potential and drive positive change in society. Fellows are bright minds and big thinkers who dare to do what’s right, not what’s easy, to create positive change in their country. Fellows can come from diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds and work in any sector, and they must be committed to ending poverty in their community through their work.


  • Innovators who either started an organization or enterprise, or who are driving change within an existing organization or company.
  • Men and women of all ages and education levels who are able to participate in a program conducted in English.
  • East Africans who demonstrate a commitment and concrete connection to the region.
  • Leaders with strong personal integrity, unrelenting perseverance and moral imagination.
  • Committed individuals ready to undergo an intensive yearlong personal transformation and leadership journey.

Value of Fellowship: Over the course of a year, Fellows remain in their jobs while taking part in five week-long seminars, where they receive the tools, training and space to innovate new ideas, accelerate their impact, build a strong network of social leaders from across their region and around the world.

Application Procedure

Application Form – How to Apply: 

The online application consists of:

  • Background information
  • Resume/CV
  • Short & long answer questions

It is important to go through the Application instructions on the Fellowship Webpage before applying.

Application Deadline

Application Deadline: 9th September, 2018

For More Information:

Click Here to the Official Webpage of Acumen East & West Africa Fellows Programme 2018 for more information.



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