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Akili Dada Fellowship

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icon Social sciences

Flag icon Open to nationals from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi

icon  Akili Dada

icon 02 Nov 2015

icon Partial Funding, Access to seminars, funding partners among other things


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Details about Akili Dada Fellowship

Akili Dada Fellowship is offered for Diploma degree in the field of Social sciences. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 02 Nov 2015. This scholarship is provided by Akili Dada and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, Access to seminars, funding partners among other things . This scholarship is open for: Open to nationals from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi.

  • Deadline: 02 Nov 2015
  • Scholarship value: Partial Funding, Access to seminars, funding partners among other things

Akili Dada awards year fellowships to young African women leaders between the ages of 23-30 who are driving transformative change in their communities and are looking to grow their projects to scale and sustainability. The fellowship is an opportunity for young women to design and implement solutions to the challenges faced by their communities. The fellowship provides opportunities for dynamic young women leaders to learn essential skills and apply those skills in the context of their communities.

Fellowship Benefits:

Akili Dada fellows will benefit from

  • Access to a series of seminars from experts in the social change field
  • Site visits to successful social entrepreneurship and social impact organizations
  • Access to a dynamic network of Akili Dada Mentors
  • Access to the Akili Dada network of funding partners and social change agents
  • Access to Akili Dada’s office facilities. 
  • On completion of the year long program, fellows will possess the skills and resources required to lead a strong, healthy, accountable and sustainable organization that are bringing about measurable social change in their communities.


  • Be a young woman between the ages of 23-30
  • Be from an economically disadvantaged background.
  • Have a Social Enterprise (a business with a social impact) or a Social Innovation (an initiative that has social impact).
  • Demonstrate previous leadership initiative and experience.
  • Have been working on your project for at least two years preferably on a full time basis
  • Be able to commit one year to the fellowship program (beginning January 2016 and ending December 2016)
  • Be able to attend trainings every other month for one week in Nairobi, Kenya
  • Must be able to communicate in English both written and verbal.

Updated on: 26 Mar, 2019

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More about Akili Dada

Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator nurturing a generation of young African women from underprivileged backgrounds whose commitment to the underserved will transform their communities. Our leadership development curriculum creates the foundation on which young women ages 13-35 build their skills and earn the essential qualifications they need to access key decision-making roles and leadership positions. By selecting from and building the capacity of some of Africa’s most innovative young women change makers, we are meeting the urgent need for both more African women in leadership as well as the overall need for transformative leadership across the continent.


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  2. When is the deadline of Akili Dada Fellowship?

    The deadline of Akili Dada Fellowship is 02 Nov 2015

  3. For which degree is Akili Dada Fellowship offered for?

    Akili Dada Fellowship is offered to Diploma degree

  4. For which field is Akili Dada Fellowship offered for?

    Akili Dada Fellowship is offered for Social sciences

  5. Who can apply for Akili Dada Fellowship?

    Akili Dada Fellowship is open for: Open to nationals from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi

  6. Who is offering Akili Dada Fellowship?

    Akili Dada Fellowship is offered by Akili Dada

  7. What is the funding covered in Akili Dada Fellowship?

    Akili Dada Fellowship Covers Partial Funding, Access to seminars, funding partners among other things

  8. Where can Akili Dada Fellowship can be taken at?

    Akili Dada Fellowship can be taken at Kenya
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