African Future Leaders Fellowship 2020 for Young Changemakers (Cohort 3)

African Future Leaders Fellowship 2020 for Young Changemakers (Cohort 3)

Deadline: August 7, 2020

Applications are open for Cohort 3 of the African Future Leaders Fellowship 2020. Are you a future African Leader? Apply to join this premier online Leadership, Career & Entrepreneurship Fellowship, and receive the training and network you need to achieve your dreams.

The African Future Leaders Fellowship is a bold initiative by Studentshubgh to develop changemakers for the continent and inspire young Africans to be solution-oriented, entrepreneurial-minded and value-led leaders. The program, which launched its first cohort in September 2018 will this year seek to offer training to 50 tertiary students across Africa.


  • 3 months online training program on the following 6 modules: 
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Career Development & Work Readiness
    • Financial Literacy
    • Relationships & Networking 
    • Leadership & Value
    • Purpose & Vision
  • Workshops & Sessions with Professionals: Evaluation of projects including feedback on Career plan, CV & Work readiness documents, Financial plan, and Life plan
  • Business Ideation project: Fellows work in groups to ideate on solutions in response to an identified challenge in their country or regions
  • Digital Training: 1 month online digital skills training & certification from Google Digital Skills, Hubspot & PluralSight
  • Certification: All students who complete the online program will receive certificates of achievement and be recognized as AFLF Fellows
  • Other benefits: Committed fellows will benefit from one of these opportunities:
    • Free website for brilliant business/ blog ideas
    • One on One career/ study abroad support for Masters degree application & Scholarship search
    • Additional One on One mentoring with your partner Meetmentors


  • Applicant must be a citizen of an African country (students from Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia and Kenya, as well as females, are encouraged to apply);
  • Must be a tertiary student (university, training colleges, polytechnics etc);
  • Must be aged between 18 – 30 years;
  • Must have access to the internet since the majority of the program takes place online;
  • Able to follow online training and join online workshops and video calls;
  • Must be able to commit to the program for the duration of 4 months;
  • Must be passionate about developing a clear plan for your career and future and make an impact in Africa;
  • Must be fluent in the English language.


Are you a future African Leader between the ages of 18 and 30 and in any of the Tertiary institutions?

Click here to apply

For more information, visit African Future Leaders Fellowship.