More Opportunities from Friends of Banaa

For More Opportunities from Friends of Banaa, View the Programs Below

Young African Leaders Initiative
United States Institute of Peace
Atlas Corps


The Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders is a six-week leadership and mentoring program. It matches fellows with a US institution in their field, augmenting university training with workshops, mentorship, networking opportunities, and internships across the US.
The requirements for applicants are 1) that they are a citizen of and reside in a sub-Saharan African country; 2) they speak and write proficiently in English; 3) that they are between 25 and 35 years of age; 4) have a proven record of leadership and accomplishment in public service, business or entrepreneurship, or civic engagement; 5) demonstrate a commitment to public or community service, volunteerism, or mentorship; 6) be committed to return to Africa and contribute their skills and talents to build and serve their communities.

United States Institute of PeaceSouth Sudanese Youth Leaders Program
Deadline Approaching: March 7, 2014

Youth Leaders

USIP believes that investing in Sudanese ad South Sudanese youth and exposing them to new political contexts is critical to supporting the next generation of leaders that will help secure and sustain peace, security, and democracy in Sudan and South Sudan

If you or someone you know is interested in learning more about this project, please visit our website for detailed information about the opportunity and the application process. Please note that the current round is only open to Sudanese candidates; another round will open at a later date for applicants from South Sudan

Submissions must be made via email and will be accepted NO LATER THAN MARCH 7, 2014 AT 5:00 PM EST.  All applications and inquiries should be sent to

Learn about USIP’s Work on South Sudan | Publications and Tools on South Sudan

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Apply for a Paid, Overseas Fellowship with Atlas Corps
Priority Deadline: July 15, but applications accepted year-round

Atlas Corps seeks nonprofit leaders from around the world to apply for Fellowships in the U.S. and Latin America. They are especially interested in candidates from Sudan and South Sudan. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the nonprofit sector in 6-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve full-time at Host Organizations such as Ashoka, CARE, the Grameen Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, UNICEF, and the UN Foundation. In addition, Fellows will supplement daily knowledge with theoretical topics presented in the Atlas Corps Global Leadership Lab and networking with leaders from around the world. This prestigious fellowship includes a living stipend to cover basic expenses (food, local transportation, and shared housing) and health insurance. Applications are accepted year-round, but to be considered for the January class, we encourage applications by July 15For more details about eligibility requirements and the application process, please visit We will also be holding an information webinar for applicants on July 3 at 11 a.m. EDT; learn more here:

3 responses to “More Opportunities from Friends of Banaa

  1. please I’m so eager to have this information of this program from you as quick as possible. it is the only program that will let me to be strong in the future and to help my country .Dawud Adam Elamak Kodi.from I’m Sudanese.

  2. Deng Manyok Achuil

    great opportunities for young Sudanese to promote peace and unity and give large resources for humanity so we can leave our next generation to live in their finally life with out fears. am really interested to join it. special thanks for us govt and American people for the great help to people of Sudan in general.

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