2021 Archbishop Tutu Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Young African leaders are invited to hurry and apply for the 2021 Archbishop Tutu Fellowship for Young African Leaders, eligible African leaders are encouraged to hurry right away and apply for this program.

The program is designed specifically for African leaders in consultation with our African faculty and advisors and with Oxford, whose famous tutorial style has been adopted.

It provides participants with an intensive learning and broadening experience on the principles and application of leadership, and an opportunity to explore the issues and specific characteristics of leadership in Africa, as well as the global challenges and dimensions of an African leader.

What You Need to Know About Archbishop Tutu Fellowship for Young African Leaders

Eligibility for Archbishop Tutu Fellowship

Selection Process: Competition is extremely tough for the 20 fellowship places available; each year we receive over 200 top quality nominations from all over Africa, which are put forward by our existing Fellows, Partners, and network of influential leaders.

Only once candidates have been nominated, may they submit an application to AFLI.

Level/Field of Study

Archbishop Tutu Fellowship is a Leadership program that is available for young Africans.



Host Nationality

Archbishop Tutu Fellowship is hosted and taken in South Africa. Other locations will be split between Oxford University and London (UK).

Eligible Nationality

The fellowship opportunities are available for all African countries. You can also check our scholarship by country category for more scholarship updates.

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Scholarship Worth

  • Entry into awards
  • Thought-leadership and speaking opportunities
  • Advocacy opportunities
  • Networking opportunities and network memberships
  • Access to projects, causes, and campaigns
  • Collaborating with like-minded peers on projects
  • Job opportunities
  • Pan-African exposure
  • Attendance of multi-country meetings
  • The leadership of, and participation in, multi-country organizations and projects
  • International exposure
  • Opportunities for ongoing debate and knowledge-exchange
  • Profiling in the media
  • Peer to Peer accountability
  • Selected as board members or trustees to high profile companies/organizations
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How to Apply for Archbishop Tutu Fellowship

Only once candidates have been nominated, may they submit an application to AFLI.

Archbishop Tutu Fellowship Application Deadline

The required formal application form must be submitted by the 15th of December.

Visit Fellowship Webpage below for more details


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