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Call For Applications: Youth4Policy

Are you a highly motivated young Ugandan interested in migration policy analysis and research? Are you interested in doing high-quality research while receiving training, mentorship and further developing your professional skills? Do you want to become part of a network of promising young policy leaders? Then Youth4Policy is for you!
Y4P Migration Fellowship 2022 Call
Y4P Migration Fellowship 2022 Call

PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION

Youth4Policy is an initiative of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung aimed at empowering the next generation of policy experts to meaningfully contribute to policy analysis and public debates.

Youth4Policy serves as a capacity development lab for youth leaders from a diverse spectrum of backgrounds such as academia, civil society, and public service with a motivation to research and analyze specific policy questions from a youth perspective.

Particularly for the next five years, the fellowship programme shall attract young researchers who are interested to study and explore pertinent policy questions around migration and forced displacement issues.

You can visit: www.youth4policy.org to know more about the fellowship programme.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

We are looking for applicants with or who are pursuing post-graduate qualifications in any field of studies, with 1-2 years of experience working in the areas of migration or relevant development fields. The candidate must also poses good academic qualifications, and a demonstrated commitment towards policy, politics, and development issues.

 

RESEARCH IDEA/INTEREST: In 100 words or less, write an abstract of your research interest/idea and proposed topic. Your research topic and questions must attempt to address issues of migration and forced displacement.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS AND DATES: Send in your abstract, curriculum vitae, and a letter of motivation, along with contact details of two referees to: ojok.okello@kas.de by 30th March 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews between 05th and 10th April 2022. Offers will be issued to prospective Fellows by 20th April 2022

LOCATION: Kampala and other migrants/refugee communities.

DURATION: 6 - 8 months