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Aga Khan Foundation (AKFC) International Youth Fellowship Program 2019

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Application deadline: February 1, 2019

AKFC is searching for individuals who can demonstrate a commitment to international development, are driven by the desire to make a meaningful change in the world, and are ready to apply their skills and experience to a challenging overseas internship.

In the last 28 years, over 500 young Canadians have participated in AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship Program – an extraordinary opportunity to become a leader in global development.

This prestigious Fellowship is a launching pad for diverse careers in the government, non-profit, media and finance sectors. It offers a training program and an eight-month overseas placement to recent university graduates and young professionals under 30

Eligibility:

All Fellows must meet the following application criteria:

  • Hold, at minimum, a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution by April 30th, 2019, with a record of strong academic performance
  • Will not be enrolled in any educational program for the duration of the Fellowship program (June 2019 – February 2020)
  • Demonstrated a commitment to international development through related volunteer, professional or academic experience
  • Be 30 year of age or under on or before February 1st 2019
  • Be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident
  • Be fluent in English
  • Present all appropriate documentation (CVs, degrees, transcripts, references, etc.)

There is no flexibility on the eligibility criteria, and any applications not meeting the requirements will automatically be disqualified.

Benefits:

AKFC covers most of the costs associated with living and working overseas including; travel, accommodation, vaccinations, health insurance, and a modest stipend to cover the cost of living. Successful candidates are required to make a one-time contribution of $1000.00 towards the costs of the Fellowship.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKFC) International Youth Fellowship Program

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