Nelson Mandela Foundation scholarship 2022

The Nelson Mandela Foundation scholarship is open for qualified applicants .Apply now before the closing date.

Nelson Mandela Foundation scholarship

This Fellowship is in its 2nd year, with the inaugural year having a focus on urban land and housing.


Candidate Requirements

To be considered for the Fellowship, the Fellow needs to:

  • Have at least a Master’s degree or be studying towards one
  • Must be able to write for a popular audience and show proof of ability to do so
  • Must be comfortable with public speaking and stakeholder engagement
  • Must be able to take initiative, work with little supervision and be self-motivated
  • Must be able to convene dialogues and develop advocacy initiatives, and be willing to support the Dialogue and Advocacy team in realising tangible outcomes related to this area of work
  • Must be willing to meet deadlines and be hardworking
  • Fellows must be based in South Africa, and preference may be given to candidates that are based in Gauteng

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How to Apply

  • Please use this form and upload your CV on the upload button provided
  • The closing date for applications is the 11th March 2022, and the expected start date is no later than 11th April 2022

The position

  • This position is full time, until the end of 2022
  • The position will be a combination of working remotely as well as on site at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offices in Johannesburg
  • The remuneration for this position is R30 000 a month, with a R1 000 data, airtime and travel allowance (tax compliance will be left to the individual). As such, the monthly gross income is R31 000.
  • The Nelson Mandela Foundation reserves the right to terminate the Fellowship, at any point, if output does not meet agreed upon targets
  • The Fellowship will incorporate a leadership development component

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