United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Young Professionals from Africa & of African Descent programme 2022

UNFPA recruits young professionals from Africa and of African descent. Apply below!

When is Application Deadline?

25th July 2022

Tell Me About Award:

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is launching the second cohort of its programme to hire young talent from Africa and of African descent. The Young Professionals from Africa and of African Descent programme is a starting point for an exciting career with the United Nations, aiming to attract motivated young professionals with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.

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What Type of Scholarship is this?


Who can apply?

Open to qualified candidates who are 32 years of age or younger in 2022, who self-identify as a person of African descent or are a national of an African country, the programme offers an opportunity for selected candidates to gain hands-on experience in a fast-paced, international environment and the potential to grow into impactful leadership roles in international development.

Which Countries are Eligible?

African descent or any African country

Where will Award be Taken?

UNFPA headquarters in New York.

How Many Scholarships will be Given?


What is the Benefit of Scholarship?

The young professionals will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.

How Long will Program Last?

An initial one-year fixed-term appointment at the P-2 level, renewable at least once, subject to satisfactory performance.

How to Apply for Scholarship?

Reopened positions:

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