Africa Science Leadership Programme

Early- to mid-career academics are invited to participate in an online leadership training. The African Science Leadership Programme(ASLP) will focus on developing collective leadership skills that will help fellows contribute to the “Agenda 2063: The Africa We Want”. The deadline is on Monday 31st May 2021.

The Africa Science Leadership Programme (ASLP) is an initiative of the University of Pretoria in partnership with the Global Young Academy and is funded by Robert Bosch Stiftung.

The programme aims to grow mid-career African academics in the areas of collective leadership, team development, engagement, and collaboration.

The leadership programme identifies and supports early- to mid-career academics in acquiring skills necessary for academic and social development. 

The fellowship will kick off with two intensive online workshops. The training will cover collective leadership, creative and systems thinking, stakeholder engagement for change, and more. 

Fellows will be expected to develop their leadership initiatives and engage with other fellows for peer support.

The programme will offer support towards the costs of data for the virtual workshops for those that require it. In the event of an in-person meeting, fellows will also be required to provide us with their personal travel insurance details as a condition of participation

The deadline is on Monday 31st May 2021. 


Main Criteria

To be selected, applicants need to display a compelling vision of their future involvement in the development of research projects, programmes, human capacity, specific policies, or societal structures. 

A PhD degree is required. All applicants have to provide two support letters by academic referees.

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