2018 CANVASSITY Pan African Youth Democracy Fellowship


CANVASSITY Pan African Youth Democracy Fellowship 2018 is a dynamic youth program designed to improve the capacity of young people to effectively engage and support elected representatives and government institutions to improve government efficiency, raise accountability and foster citizen-government collaborations in Africa.

CANVASSITY Season 3 shall admit 50 pro-governance youth leaders into its yearlong knowledge and action-based fellowship.  The Fellowship shall require participants to participate in two workshop semesters of 10 days and 5 days respectively in Nigeria. All participants shall also identify an issue under any of our 6 focal areas they are passionate to address through a policy process and engagement with elected representatives and government institutions during the fellowship. Participants shall also participate in a campaign to promote the AU African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) in their home countries.

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A cohort shall participate in a 5-day Learning Visit to the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa, as well as participate in CANVASSITY Democracy Exhibition among others. The Fellowship is an intense and demanding program designed for youths who have a conviction that we can make democracy and governance work in Africa in ONE GENERATION!

  • Application form
  • Essay – Topic: In your view, discuss a four point agenda that can leapfrog governance and transform your country into an industrial and developed nation in 10 years.
  • CV and Passport photograph

To apply

Click on this link to apply online or  download the application form, and send back to canvassity@youngstarsfoundation.org along side your essay, CV and passport photograph

Application Deadline: 15th December, 2017.

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