The Code for Africa and Open Knowledge invite applications from African candidates for the Open Government Fellowship program. The major purpose of the program is to empower the next generation of leaders in field of open government. The program seeks to identify, train and support the next generation of open government advocates and community builders.
The six months program will be held from February to July 2015 as pilot. Total 3 candidates will be selected to become fellows.
- Monthly stipend of $1,000, a $2,500 travel fund and a $3,000 project fund.
- In-kind support such as access to Code for Africa workshop space in their Citizen Labs in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa & Tanzania and access to similar spaces through Code for Africa affiliates in Ghana, Rwanda, Uganda, etc.
- The fellows can also get on-going technical support from Code of Africa team during the course of the program.
- Applicants must belong to an African country. The following countries are highly encouraged – Angola, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Senegal, Tunisia, Tanzania, and Uganda.
- Applicants should be engaged in community. This should be clearly mentioned in the proposal.
DEADLINE: 15th December, 2014
To apply and for more information visit here