Mwalimu Nyerere Pan-African Young Leaders Fellowship 2022

Deadline: November 10, 2022

Applications are open for the Mwalimu Nyerere Pan-African Young Leaders Fellowship 2022. The Mwalimu Nyerere Pan-African Young Leaders Fellowship Programme is a youth leadership fellowship programme that seeks to nurture, mentor, train, challenge, engage, define and transform all Africa’s young generation into responsible, dedicated, transformative and peace loving Pan-African leaders of the continent.

The overall objective of Mwalimu Nyerere Pan-African Young Leaders Fellowship Programme is to explore, research on and disseminate Mwalimu Julius Nyerere’s leadership philosophy, style and practices which promote peace, unity and people-centered development to African young leaders so as to transform them to resourceful and productive current and future leaders of the continent.

The first cohort will involve series of activities such as intergenerational dialogues, leadership trainings, trainings of peace and security as well as learning visits. Up to 60 applicants will be selected and invited to attend the first cohort.


  • The programme is partially funded whereby organizers cover only costs of meals, local transport, accommodations and certificate of participation. Attendees will have to bear their cost of Visa (for non-Tanzanian citizens) and travel between their home cities to the location of the programme.


  • Open to young men and women from all parts of Africa who have leadership aspirations to transform Africa.
  • Applicants should be aged between 18 – 35 years.
  • This is an equal opportunity for all current and future young leaders of Africa.


The Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation (MNF) is currently inviting interested young African leaders to apply for the 1st Cohort of this Fellowship which will take place from November 25 – 30, 2022 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Interested applicants should submit their application by filling the application form before the deadline of November 10, 2022 at 11:59 PM EAT.

Click here to apply

For more information, visit Mwalimu Nyerere Fellowship.

By Bello

Ismail Bello is a content creator and enthusiast who is passionate about youth development.