Deadline: 08 December, 2021

Impact Toolbox has announced a call for applications for the third cohort of the Youth in Development (YID) Fellowship.

The Youth in Development Fellowship provides emerging civic leaders and social entrepreneurs with the skills and tools to lead social change initiatives effectively.


  • Mentoring series and peer collaboration with student entrepreneurs from top universities across North America
  • One-on-one coaching and interactions with top business experts and exceptional social entrepreneurs from across the world
  • Critical peer feedback, support and collaborations through growing networks of exceptional social entrepreneurs and programme alumni
  • Opportunity to apply for Impact Toolbox Prototype Fund and Connections to other funding opportunities
  • The YID fellowship serves as a pipeline for other prestigious professional development and investment opportunities


  • Applicant must have a demonstrated interest in civic leadership and career in the social sector
  • Applicant must have an idea or initiative for social change
  • Applicant must be between the ages of 18 and 30 on or before the application deadline
  • Applicant must be a citizen of an African country
  • Applicant must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English
  • Applicant must be available to complete all the weekly activities included in the six-month duration of the fellowship

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: Justice Okai-Allotey


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