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Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Paid Fellowship 2019 for Ghanaian Graduate Students

The Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Public Service Fellowship equips high-achieving Ghanaian university graduates with transferable leadership skills to effect change into the public sector and beyond.

Application Deadline: 31st March 2019

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 national with no criminal history
  • Must have academic standing of First Class or Second Upper (or 3.0 GPA and above)
  • Enrolled in the final year of an undergraduate degree or a recent university graduate
  • Entering the National Service Scheme (NSS) in the same year they apply to EPL Ghana
  • 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
  • Passport photo (to be uploaded online)
  • 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 before March 31, 2019

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

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