We’re looking for new applications for the Machel Mandela Fellowship Programme, named in honour of former South Africa President Nelson Mandela and his wife Graca Machel. The Fellowship programme aims to be the most prestigious of its kind in Africa.
The fellowship will be available full-time for a minimum of six months. The fellow may be from Africa or abroad and will be based at the Brenthurst Foundation’s headquarters in Parktown, Johannesburg.
- The fellowship will be available full-time for a minimum of six months and the selected candidate will be
expected to take up the appointment in April 2018. The fellow may be from Africa or abroad and will be
based at the Brenthurst Foundation’s headquarters in Parktown, Johannesburg. Fellows will work directly
with and assist the Foundation’s staff on a range of projects and activities, some of which will require
- An all-inclusive stipend per month and accommodation (subject to Foundation policy) will be provided.
Other work–related expenses may also be covered subject to agreement with the Foundation.
Under 30 years of age
An Undergraduate or Masters level degree
Excellent spoken and written English. African and other languages an asset
Excellent communication skills
Enthusiastic and reliable, a self-starter who requires minimal oversight and management
Able to balance deadlines and attention to detail
Fluency in all basic IT skills
Copy-editing and proof-reading skills an asset
A passion for Africa and a keen interest in new thinking and strategies to strengthen Africa’s
Broad knowledge of African politics and economics
Familiarity with the work of the Brenthurst Foundation (please consult the website :
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