This Fellowship is a financial and intellectual reward for personal and academic achievements as well as the recognition of future potential.
It does not lead to a formal qualification, but will open doors to opportunities that would otherwise seem beyond reach for many.
This is a one-year Fellowship, divided into two 6-month phases. The first phase will be based at King’s College London where the Fellows will attend specifically designed courses on conflict, security and development.
The position is funded* and will include a stipend of £5,040 for the first 6 months based in London. In addition, a sum of £750 will be made available to Fellows upon their arrival in the UK, to assist with winter clothing and books expenses.
Fellows will be able to apply for University of London accommodation although they can make their own accommodation arrangements.
For the second phase of the Fellowship to be based in Africa, Fellows will have a stipend of $1,000 per month, exclusive of medical insurance expenses; in addition to a $500 one-off allowance to enable them settle in to their respective countries. Fellows are expected to find their own accommodation during this phase also.
Fellowship Application Eligibility Criteria:
The Peace and Security Fellowships for African Women will be delivered by CSDG and the ALC, which is a partnership of King’s College London and University of Nairobi.
To be considered for the Fellowship please e-mail or post the following documents to: Eka Ikpe at ekaette.ikpe [at] kcl.ac.uk or Eka Ikpe, Conflict, Security and Development Group, King’s College, London, Strand Bridge House, 138-142 Strand, London, WC2R 1HH, UK.
For further details and application materials, contact: Peace and Security Fellowships for African Women Website