Machel-Mandela Fellowship Programme 2019

The Brenthurst Foundation is again accepting applications from young graduates for the Machel-Mandela Fellowship Programme, named in honour of former South African President Nelson Mandela and his wife, Graça Machel. Entry into the Programme is a highly competitive, with the overall aim being to help nurture Africa’s future leaders.

The Fellowship runs full-time for a minimum of six months and is open to both South African and international candidates, with the selected candidate expected to take up the appointment at the Foundation’s headquarters in Johannesburg in April 2019. Fellows will work directly with and assist the Foundation’s staff on a range of projects and activities, some of which will require foreign travel.

An all-inclusive monthly stipend and accommodation (subject to Foundation policy) will be provided.


Under 30 years of age
Undergraduate or Masters degree with track record of academic excellence
Excellent English communication skills required, with copy-editing and proof-reading skills an asset
Enthusiastic and reliable self-starter who requires minimal oversight and management
Able to balance deadlines and attention to detail
A passion for Africa and keen interest in strengthening Africa’s economic performance
Familiarity with the work of The Brenthurst Foundation

Application Deadline: 30 November 2018.

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