Applications are now open for the Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship is aimed at mid-career Ethiopian public servants and government officials with demonstrable skills in the fields of policy, innovation, and leadership.
The fellowship is hosted by Coventry University in multiple locations across the UK (London, Birmingham, Coventry, and other regions) and in Brussels, Belgium.
The fellowship is funded by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office.
Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowships – Course/Programme Structure
Fellows will undertake an eight-week course covering the following main themes:
Leadership for government and public policy
Public policy analysis and management
Evidence based policy making
Policy delivery mechanisms and measuring policy impact
Personal public service leadership and impact
Strategy setting, transparency, accountability and stakeholder engagement
Manage change in public policy Additionally, there will be study visits to, and project opportunities with, a variety of UK and EU government organisations.
In addition to expert tutor-led sessions and interactive workshops, the programme will include specialist guest talks from experienced government leaders and policy makers, as well as formal and informal networking opportunities.
This fellowship programme will commence in June.
Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowships – Benefits
Each fellowship includes:
Full programme fees.
Living expenses for the duration of the fellowship.
Return economy airfare from Ethiopia to the UK. Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowships – Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for a Chevening Ethiopia Leadership Fellowship, you must:
Be a citizen of Ethiopia and currently live in the country
Return to your country of citizenship at the end of the period of the fellowship
Have at least seven years’ relevant public service experience prior to applying
Have a postgraduate level qualification, or equivalent professional training, or experience in a relevant area at the time of application
Have excellent written and spoken English to be assessed by fellowship assessment panel
Already be, or aspire to be, a senior leader in the Ethiopian public service
Demonstrate a commitment to leadership development and innovation
Not hold British or dual-British citizenship
For more information and application details, see; https://www.chevening.org/fellowship/ethiopia-leadership/