Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme for Ghanaians

Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme

Deadline:21st April, 2024.

Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship ProgrammeThe 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. Fellows also have access to one-on-one high-level mentorship and coaching from high-achieving personalities within different sectors.


The applicant must be:

  • 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.

 Application Process

Interested applicants should submit:

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

Kindly Note:

  • All applications should be uploaded through this link: no later than 11:59 p.m. on 21st April,  2024.
  • Persons living with physical disability are particularly encouraged to apply.
  • Young people currently working in youth-led organisations and wishing to develop their leadership competencies are also encouraged to apply.

For more information about the Fellowship, visit the UNFPA Ghana website:


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