Application Form For The 6th Edition of The GAICAM International Leadership and Entrepreneurial Fellowship (GAILEF) - 2021

Who can participate in the Fellowship?

  • Startup entrepreneurs
  • Young aspiring entrepreneurs,
  • Young community leaders,
  • Environmental and Peace Activists.
  • Community initiative leaders
  • Young professionals and project managers
  • NGOs and Association leaders

More Participation Eligibility

Any interested candidate wishing to participate in the fellowship;

  • Should be between the ages of 18 – 35 years
  • Must either be a startup entrepreneur, Community Initiative leaders, NGO and Associations Leader, Young Professional or project managers.
  • Should be resident in Cameroon, or willing to travel to Cameroon for the time being of the fellowship.
  • Should be ready to work collectively and cooperatively with other from diverse backgrounds.
  • Must be of good character and ready respect the fellowship regulations and the management authorities.
  • Should be able to speak and write either English or French.

2021 Fellowship Important Facts

  • The Fellowship is managed in both English and French.
  • The Fellowship is open for young people across the globe.
  • More young women leaders and entrepreneurs are given a priority to participate.
  • Applicants will go through an interview process after their application before being selected to participate.
  • Participants will go through an intensive 3 months training, comprising of an intensive online training, community services and post-online training mentorship, and onsite fellowship in Yaounde – Cameroon.
  • Admitted candidates are hosted and fed by GAICAM and Partners during the onsite fellowship.
  • Admitted candidates are requested to pay a registration fee of 30,000xaf ($60), estimated as 5% of real cost of the fellowship program.
  • Distinguished participants are honored with excellent awards for their active participation and more.
  • All participants are certified by GAICAM International at the end of the fellowship program.
  • All participants are compelled to write and implement a compulsory community project after their online training before participating in the onsite training and graduation.
  • Participants are responsible for their transportation to and from their regions of origin.

2021 Fellowship Important Dates

  • Application Opens: 24 May, 2021.
  • 1st INTERVIEW of applicants: 17 June, 2021.
  • Publication of first list of selected candidates: 18 June, 2021.
  • Application deadline: 18 July, 2021.
  • 2nd INTERVIEW of applicants: 22 July, 2021.
  • Publication of second list of selected candidates: 23 July, 2021.
  • Start on online Fellowship: 16 August, 2021.
  • End of online Fellowship: 20 August, 2021.
  • Start of community service and post-online fellowship mentorship: 30 August, 2021.
  • End of community service and post-online fellowship mentorship 30 October, 2021.
  • Fellow’s arrival at the onsite fellowship in Yaounde – Cameroon: 2 November, 2021.
  • Start of onsite Fellowship: 2 November, 2021.
  • End of onsite Fellowship: 5 November, 2021.
  • Fellowship graduation and departure: 5 November, 2021.

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