UNFPA Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is delighted to welcome applications from highly motivated candidates for its UNFPA Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme available to the all the youths from Ghana.

The YoLe Fellowship is a one-year programme designed to empower Fellows to be innovative and transformational Leaders. It builds the capacity of young people by providing opportunities for professional and career development in the area of leadership at various levels and in different sectors, including within the UN system.


  • Organisation: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Program Location: Accra, Ghana
  • Program Duration: 1 year
  • Available Slot: Several
  • Basic Qualifications: Graduates
  • Nationality: Ghana

See Also: Call for Applications: CARTA PhD Fellowships 2025

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the UNFPA Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme are as follows:

  • Aged between 18 – 30 years
  • A graduate of a tertiary institution in Ghana
  • Able to commit to the Fellowship duration (one year), on-site at the UNFPA Ghana Country Office, Accra
  • Proactive and possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in English (possess working knowledge of English) — (important for general communication purposes. All application materials must be submitted in English).
  • Passionate about Leadership, SRHR, and Social Entrepreneurship which includes agribusiness, innovation, and artificial intelligence (AI) and demonstrate a desire to make a difference in their community: specifically, demonstrate interest and dedication to development issues established through either volunteer experience, work experience, affiliations with a youth network or NGO, in areas of UNFPA’s mandate, passionate about contributing towards Ghana’s aspirations on Agenda 2030.

Also Apply: UNICEF Leading Minds Youths Fellowship 2024 [Paid Fellowship]

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested applicants seeking for the UNFPA Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme should submit:

  • An application letter (not more than one page), stating your professional goals and why you are applying for the Fellowship
  • V./Resume
  • Legal evidence of age (national ID, passport, birth certificate, etc.)

Kindly Note:

Application Deadline: April 21, 2024

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