Degree Awarding Fellowship Programmes
Peace & Security Fellowships for African Scholars
The Peace, Security and Development Fellowships for African Scholars seeks to nurture junior African Scholars interested in pursuing a career in peace and security and to equip them with the skills necessary to achieve this. This training will conclude with attachments of Fellows to Universities in Africa working on development, peace and security issues where Fellows will participate in research and teaching. The programme will contribute to building academic expertise on peace and security that is grounded in the pursuit of excellence and integrity.
Non-degree awarding programmes
Peace & Security Fellowships for African Women
The Peace and Security Fellowships for African Women bring together African women at the early stages of their career to undertake a carefully designed training programme in Leadership, Development and Security at the African Leadership Centre (ALC), King’s College London.
Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women
- Programme Delivery
- Terms of the Fellowship
- Application Instructions
- Other Fellowships
Successful Fellows will have the status of full-time students on the post-graduate non-degree programme at ALC/King’s College London.
- Standard Visitor visa: The offer of the Fellowship is subject to successful candidates obtaining visas to cover the six-month period that is the duration of the first phase of the Fellowship in the UK and Kenya. Failure to obtain a visa to enter the UK and Kenya automatically invalidates the offer of Fellowship with no consequences to the Fellowship Programme. The immigration rules for the UK can be accessed on the Gov.UK web page: https://www.gov.uk/standard-visitor-visa/overview. Please contact the Kenyan Embassy/High Commission in your home country for the relevant procedures to obtain a Kenyan student visa for the entire Fellowship period of one year. Please, note that any deviation from the Fellowship, except as may be authorised by the African Leadership Centre, shall affect the Fellow’s immigration status in the UK/Kenya. Please consult the British Embassy/High Commission and Kenyan Embassy/High Commission in your home country for more information.
- Expectant/Nursing mothers: Given the intense nature of the programme including its short phases in different locations as well as necessary extensive travel, successful applicants that are expectant or nursing mothers while encouraged to apply, will be advised to defer their admission to the programme
- Medical Exam: Successful applicants will be required to undergo medical examinations at recommended venues prior to taking up their positions, in order to aid visa applications and to confirm your fitness for undertaking the programme.
- Programme completion/Return to base: The programme will last a total of 12 months, and Fellows will be expected to make full-time commitment to the programme for its duration. It is a condition of the programme that successful candidates should return to their base or home countries at the end of the programme.
The African Leadership Centre jointly with King’s College London has the right to terminate the conferral of a Fellowship, in the event of a breach in the Terms and Conditions of the programme.
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