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Mo Ibrahim Chatham House Fellowship

Last updated: Apr 19, 2024

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Target: African Nationals,

Award Value: Fully Funded,

Host Institution: Chatham House, UK


Expired 35 days ago

Mo Ibrahim Chatham House FellowshipApply for the Mo Ibrahim Chatham House Fellowship if you are from an African nationality and hold an undergraduate or postgraduate level qualification or equivalent professional training with an ability and experience conducting independent research. Candidates must have the relevant background experience, including experience in the field of the proposed research, as demonstrated through a CV, show proven leadership experience or potential and a commitment to the Chatham House mission, goals and values and to identifying evidence-based solutions to some of the world’s most pressing international challenges.

Fellowship Description

This Mo Ibrahim Chatham House Fellowship is a joint initiative with the Mo Ibrahim Foundation. It offers candidates at the early-to-mid-stage of their career the opportunity to spend ten months at Chatham House working on an individual research project of their choosing.

Fellows take part in the core work of the Institute, developing their skills through the leadership programme, and furthering their professional network in the field of international affairs.

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Benefits | Mo Ibrahim Chatham House Fellowship

The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,365 which will cover London living costs, including accommodation, utilities, food, transport and other basic expenses.

The Academy covers reasonable costs related to:

  • Relocation to and from the UK, three nights of accommodation, visas, extra cases or boxes, etc.;
  • Payment of the UK’s Immigration Healthcare Surcharge which allows access to the UK National Health Service; and
  • Research, outreach and dissemination costs e.g., fieldwork, travel, conferences, publication, roundtables, events, etc.

Following the successful completion of their fellowship alumni benefit from access to:

  • The Academy faculty and alumni; and
  • Five-year Chatham House membership.

Eligibility Criteria

The Mo Ibrahim Chatham House Fellowship is open to:

  • Citizens of any African country.
  • Applicants must hold a completed BA degree or equivalent and have experience with conducting
  • Candidates at the early-to-mid-stage of their career and come from one of the following fields or work: academia, NGO, business, government departments, civil society or the media. All applicants should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, international affairs, their chosen area of research, and Chatham House’s mission and research.
  • Eligible candidates without age restrictions for applicants.
  • Fellows who will work full-time towards their fellowship and therefore it is not possible to undertake a fellowship at the same time as pursuing work or studies.

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Application Procedure

Applications for the Mo Ibrahim Chatham House Fellowship are open until 22 April 2024. Interested applicants should the link below to get to the official application page to apply.

Website And Application Link


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