Mo Ibrahim Foundation: 2021 Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships


Relevant Sectors Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
Government/Governance, Reforms
Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global

The application process is now open for the Ibrahim Leadership Fellowships Programme*. In 2021, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation is offering a Fellowship at the Executive Management office of the UN Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa and the International Trade Centre in Geneva. 

Each Fellowship is for a 12-month period and open to young professionals, mid-career, and new executives up to the age of 40 or 45 for women with children and includes an annual stipend of $100,000. The Fellows will be nationals of an African country with 7-10 years of relevant work experience and a Master’s degree.


For more information about the Fellowship programme, eligibility and application process please visit:

*Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 African Development Bank Fellowship has been deferred to 2021, therefore this institution will not be recruiting a new Fellow for 2021.