Academy Africa Fellowship at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, UK

Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs, is an independent policy institute based in London. Our mission is to help build a sustainably secure, prosperous and just world. The Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs was formally launched by the patron of Chatham House, Her Majesty The Queen, on 18 November 2014.

Title: Academy Africa Fellowship


  • Chatham House is offering Academy Africa Fellowships in the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs. Fellowships are open to citizens of Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.
  • The fellowship is aimed at candidates at the mid-stage of their career and who come from academia, NGOs, business, government departments, civil society or the media. 
  • They should possess knowledge of, and an interest in, one of the policy-related challenges laid out in the research topics in ‘Research Topics.

  • The parameters for the research themes have been designed in broad terms to allow applicants to devise a project that appeals to their own research interests. 
  • The fellows will be hosted by and based in research teams at Chatham House, either the International Law Programme, International Security Department or the Middle East and North Africa Programme.
  • The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,160.  Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs.

  • Fellowship is open to citizens of Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or South Africa.


  • Applications will be accepted from applicants holding dual nationality which includes one of these countries mentioned above.


  • Entrance Requirement: It is required that the applicant holds a completed BA degree or equivalent, Masters degree with an international focus is preferred.
  • Test Requirement: No
  • English Language Requirement: All international applicants for whom English is not the native tongue must provide proof of competence in the English language.

Closing Date
May 31, 2017.

How to Apply
Applicants must apply using online application portal.

Application Form

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