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Chatham House Royal Institute of International Affairs Academy Africa Fellowship 2018 (Fully Funded)

Application Deadline: (BST) Sunday 29 April 2018.

Chatham House is pleased to invite applicants for the Academy Africa Fellowship in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs.

Eligibility criteria


The fellowship is open to citizens of Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.

Applications will also be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries.


It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.


The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.’

Remuneration and benefits

  • The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,228.
  • Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.

A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas:

  • Completing a personal research project of the fellow’s own design undertaken with the guidance of a Chatham House expert, (approximately 50%).
  • Contributing to the ongoing research activities of their host research team and other Chatham House teams as appropriate (approximately 20%).
  • Participation in the Academy’s Leadership Programme (approximately 30%). The Leadership Programme is a key part of the Academy fellowships. It provides fellows with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills, network and self-awareness, which they can then draw upon in their future careers as effective leaders in their field.

How long is the fellowship?

The fellowship is for a 10-month term from mid-September 2018 to mid-July 2019.

Where will I be based?

The fellow will be based full-time at Chatham House, London.

Should you have any further queries please contact us at [email protected].

The Africa Fellowship is a joint initiative between Chatham House and the Mo Ibrahim Foundation.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Chatham House Academy Africa Fellowship 2018



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