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NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (LTFP) In Africa
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 Program by ARNOVA & AROCSA in partnership with the Ford Foundation








ARNOVA and AROCSA, in partnership with the Ford Foundation, have established the NGO Leadership Transition Fellowship Program (LTFP) in Africa. This program is intended for senior civil society/NGO leaders who are contemplating or have decided to move on from their existing NGO. This program seeks to help that leader develop a succession plan within the organization, contemplate a personal transition plan and also preserve their knowledge and experience.


Download the Call for Applications for more information on objectives, activities, eligibility and moreThis program will start September 1, 2019 and end on November 30, 2019. 



Application Process

This program is in English. Applicants are required to apply for the Fellowship through the electronic application below.  Applications must include the following:

  1. Completed electronic application forms
  2. Copy of current passport (if you have a need or questions regarding children under the age of 18 or dependant/spouse, please contact the AROCSA Coordinator, Anastesia Okaomee at Once selected, current passports for approved additional visitors would be needed immediately for timely visa processing)
  3. Curriculum Vitae
  4. Two letters of recommendation (including one from the NGO Board Chair indicating that the board is aware and approves of the applicant’s participation in the fellowship)
  5. A 3-5 page (double space, 12pt font with one inch margins) personal statement that includes, but not limited to, the reason for participating in the fellowship and anticipated fellowship objectives that the applicant seeks to achieve

*If selected, you will be required to complete and document a comprehensive assessment of your health status. To view the medical form and familiarize yourself with required medical examinations, please click here.



Application Timeline

 March 25, 2019 5:00 PM EDT   Application deadline (all materials must be submitted by this time)
 April 1 – 15, 2019  Skype interviews
 April 30, 2019
 Inform successful applicants
 May 15, 2018
 Applicants to confirm participation in program





Application Form


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