Applications are open for the African Union Civic Tech Fund (AUCTF) Civic Tech Fellowship 2022. The AUCTF is offering fellowships for 5 civic tech professionals for a period of minimum 3 months to technically support and to advise beneficiaries awarded the grants for the development of their civic tech initiatives in 7 African countries – Mali, Nigeria, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Kenya, Morocco.
The African Union Civic Tech Fund (AUCTF) is a project funded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and aiming at evaluating and sustaining effective models in citizens’ participation and policy influence with the support of replicable and/or scalable civic tech initiatives and citizens led transformative action across the African continent.
The programme is an intensive learning and coaching opportunity for AUCTF grant beneficiaries, where fellows are required to deepen their technical understanding and capability within the civic tech field, to support them in platforms’ development and to advise on the best mechanisms and business choices to make. The overall goal of the fellowship is to give AUCTF grantees the opportunity to gain first-hand insights, knowledge and skills in relation to developing and upscaling civic tech initiatives.
The selected fellows will work closely with the 9 grant beneficiaries, design with them an operational agenda, with support with the implementation of the initiatives and operations with the programme’s providers in the beneficiaries’ best interests.
Nominated candidates are requested to submit the following documents:
Interested candidates should send a CV and the supporting documents listed above to [email protected] Please name the email heading as follows: “LAST NAME – FIRST NAME – Tech Fellowship – ROLE FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING.”
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
|Type of Opportunity||Scholarships and Fellowships|
|Organizer||Civic Tech Fund|