Deadline: 21st February, 2021
IE University Gurus and Griots fellowship program for African and Afro-descendent Leaders 2021 is now calling for applications. The IE University Gurus And Griots Fellowship Program For African And Afro-Descendent Leaders is a cohort based scholarship hosted by the by the IE Africa Center that puts African and Afro-descendent leaders front and center as educators and representatives of IE University.
IE University Gurus And Griots Fellowship Program For African And Afro-Descendent Leaders 2021 is a yearlong program – which aims to attract African and Afro-descendent leaders in business, policy, and academia – will address global challenges and help develop and showcase the unique perspectives of the fellows, incorporating their work into the IE University ecosystem. The group of fellows will be divided into practitioners – the gurus with influential ideas or business theories – and academic innovators – the griots who focus on scholarly research and take their name from Africa’s storytellers, poets, and musicians, who known to carry a wealth of tradition.
As Gurus and Griots actively weaves African and diasporic perspectives into course materials and initiatives across the institution, fellows will serve as high-profile representatives of the university, developing academic content, and receive priority consideration for positions as adjunct professors in IE University’s degree-granting and executive education programs. Additionally, Each cohort will form an advisory panel who will be influential in reimagining ways of learning and thinking about business and public affairs through an African and Afro-diasporic lens.
IE University Gurus And Griots Fellowship Program For African And Afro-Descendent Leaders 2021 Application Procedure
Interested candidates can apply online here through February 21st, 2021.
NOTE: A selection committee will choose six fellows based on academic, professional, and personal credentials, as well as, in some cases, IE’s anticipated faculty needs. The program will run from March 2021-December 2021.
For more information visit IE University Gurus and Griots Fellowship Program for African and Afro-descendent Leaders 2021 official link.