(EPL Ghana) Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana Fellowship 2018 for young Ghanaians

- February 24, 2018
(EPL Ghana) Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana Fellowship 2018 for young Ghanaians
The Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Fellowship equips high-achieving Ghanaian university graduates with transferable leadership skills to effect change into the public sector and beyond.

Application Deadline: 11th March 2018

Eligible Countries: Ghana

To Be Taken At (Country): Ghana

About the Award: EPL Ghana is for young leaders with 2.1 degree or above who have demonstrated clear interest in and commitment to public service in Ghana.
In a partnership with the National Service Scheme (NSS), completion of the first-year of the EPL Ghana Fellowship also fulfills the mandatory NSS requirements.

Type: Fellowship (Professional), Masters, Job

Eligibility: To apply, applicants should have a mix of the following criteria:
  • Ghanaian nationals with no criminal history entering the NSS
  • On track to complete or have a 2:1 or 1st class undergraduate degree or above
  • Commitment to public service and demonstrated leadership potential
  • Track record for community involvement and a passion for Ghana
  • Strong written and verbal English skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced professional environment

Number of Awards: Not specified

Value of Award: EPL Ghana provides an opportunity for top-performing graduates and young professionals to join the public service in a prestigious role that includes monthly professional trainings, robust supervision and mentoring, opportunity to travel, and ongoing career support and development.

Duration of Program: 2 years

How to Apply:
  • Current CV/Resume
  • Passport photo (to be uploaded online)
  • 2 letters of recommendation (one academic & one personal)
  • 2 essays:
    • Describe your interest in the Civil Service and how being selected as an Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) fellow fits into your personal and professional goals?
    • Describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and leadership.
Interested applicants can apply through this link between February 23 – March 11, 2018 23:59 GMT.

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Important Notes: 
  • Candidates who are shortlisted for first-round interviews are required to bring a copy of their most recent transcript and 2 letters of recommendation (one academic and one personal).
  • Candidates who successfully reach the final round will be given a conditional offer based on their police clearance and final transcript.
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