'Be the Peace Agent' Fellowships for Africans

Deadline: 31 August 2013
Open to: applicants from West Africa and Southern Africa
Fellowship: full sponsoring of airfare, free accommodation, free catering, free local transportation


After successfully organizing two major events last September in Kenya and Nigeria, Peace Revolution will come back to Africa to organize Regional fellowships for the first time in Africa. Each regional fellowship will bring together 25 young leaders to learn and exchange during three-day retreat. Each fellowship will be an opportunity to engage African young leaders and support their growth as change-makers in peace-building in their communities. The fellowships will include activities, meditation and workshops providing the participants with new skills and perspectives in peace work. Its main focus shall be on youth, peace and self-development.

For West Africa, “Soyons des Agents de la Paix” fellowship will take place in Senegal from 27th – 29th September 2013. Participants should be from Nigeria, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Mauritania, Niger, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ivory Coast and Liberia.

For Southern Africa, the fellowship will take place in South Africa from 4th – 6th October 2013. Participants should be from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.


  • Be 18-30 years old
  • Only Africans living in Africa
  • Must have completed at least 14 days of the online self-development program (in order to submit the application form, candidates do not need to have completed the program)
  • Be a young leader in a local, national or international organization
  • Be able to communicate in English


The fellowship covers:

  • Full sponsoring of airfare
  • Free accommodation
  • Free catering
  • Free local transportation

Participants have to cover by themselves a Meditation retreat fee of 75USD. They are also responsible for obtaining their visas in good time before departure to the host country of their region.


You will have to sign up HERE before you can apply for the fellowship. After you sign in, apply online HERE for West Africa Fellowship and HERE for Southern Africa Fellowship.  The deadline is 15 September 2013. Deadline for West Africa & Southern Africa is 31 August 2013 at 18:00 GMT.

More information is available at the official website.

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