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1834 Fellowship 2022

1834 Fellowship for Black Youths in Canada

Fully Funded
Country: Canada
City: St. Catharines
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1834 Fellowship is seeking out 20 high-potential Black youth every year who wish to enter, or increase their capacity for civic leadership roles and support them in their skills and career development.

Eligibility for 1834 Fellowship

  • Permanent resident or Canadian citizenship
  • Black/African Descent
  • Available for official online launch
  • Available for policy mixers as well as networking events
  • Can also attend the weekend conference
  • In addition, available to join the weekend intensive policy program by Brock University

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What will You gain through the 1834 Fellowship?

  • A clear understanding of the organizational environment in which public policy is developed.
  • Also gain Practical knowledge of the key issues that policy analysts, policymakers, and advocacy practitioners face in influencing, developing or implementing policy.
  • Get a clear understanding of the Canadian policy development process in theory as well as in practice.
  • An ability to apply theory as well as practical understanding regarding the creation and implementation of public policy as a civic leader.
  • In addition, a deepened confidence in their ability and competency to successfully pursue civic leadership roles.

Selection Criteria

  • Maturity
  • Leadership
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Research and writing abilities
  • Motivation
  • Language skills

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Application Requirement

Eligible candidates must apply using the secure online 1834 Fellowship application system.  Each candidate will be asked to submit the following documents to support their application:

  • Personal Statement in  400 words or less how they anticipate contributing to as well as benefiting from the Programme.
  • at least 2 letters of reference in support of their application. One referee should be academic and one must be from an employer or community member.
  • A resume that includes the following information: Contact information, education, employment experience, extracurricular and volunteer activities.

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Selection Process

Candidates are selected by a committee comprised of the OBVC Board and advisory members.

The Selection Committee will review all applications completed by the January 31 submission deadline.

Shortlisted candidates will get invitations for interviews in February or early March. All candidates will be notified about their application status by the end of March.



Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline31 January,2022
CitySt. Catharines
Open toBlack Canadian Citizen/ PR holders
OrganizerOperation Black Vote Canada
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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