Welcome to AKFC’s International Youth Fellowship Program Online Application
For 28 years, Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC) has sent bright young Canadians to Asia and Africa to complete eight month placements, preceded by a three-week management seminar in Ottawa facilitated by leading development practitioners.
Applications are open for the 2018-19 cycle!
Join AKFC in making a world of difference
The application process has a total of 4 steps and is best completed using . Please note that your application can be saved and completed over multiple sessions as long as it is submitted no later than February 1st, 2018 at 11:59 PST.
Need an Account? Click the sign up button on the right hand side to create an account using your email, Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter account. Already have an account? Use the sign in section on the right hand side to access your application.
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STEP 3 -
(Completed in any order)
Application Form (IDM, IMM, or YPM)
Copy of All University Transcripts (Upload PDF) *mailed authenticity sticker can be broken
Resume Upload (Word or PDF with exact start and end dates of all listed activities, specifying month and year).
Most Recent Degree Upload. PDF or JPG Scan (Graduating in April 2018 and don’t have your degree yet? You can still apply).
Contact Information for 3 Recommenders (1 Academic, 1 Professional and 1 Personal) please note that family members, relatives, partners and spouses are not suitable recommenders. Each recommender will be sent an email with instructions on how to submit a recommendation; however it is up to the applicant to make sure recommendations are sent in by the deadline. No documents (Applications/Uploads/ Recommendations) will be accepted after February 1st, 2018 at 11:59 PST.
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Submit *Once your application is submitted you will still have review access and the ability to check the status of your recommendations but you will no longer be able to edit your application.
Apply for one of three streams that best match your professional backgrounds and interests:
Please note: in 2018-19, no placements with Nation Media Group are available. AKFC invites young media professionals to apply for a communications position under the IDM stream.