Fri. Jan 27th, 2023

Application Call 

FES Youth Leadership Training 

friedrich-Elbert-stifung (FES) Zimbabwe  , a German non-profit  , public-interest institution for civic and political education ,is offering leadership training for young adults . The training produces Progressive, knowledgeable and responsive young leaders equipped with essential knowledge , skills and values for their effective  contribution to the social , economic and political discourse of Zimbabwe . The leadership training targets young leaders with proven socio-economic  and political interests and abilities . Young adults from political parties , trade unions , civic society , youth organizations and tertiary institutions are encouraged to apply 

FES will select 40 participants who will undergo six-months training on a block release basis from November  on in Harare and/or Bulawayo 

FES will cover the cost of the training for the selected participants 

Interested candidates should fulfill the following criteria :

  1. Between 20 and 35 years of age 
  2. Proven political , social and economic  interests 
  3. Demonstrate motivation , past engagement , dedication to democratic values and leadership  potiential 
  4. Be part of the programme throughout the whole training period 

Women are encouraged to apply 


To apply , send your CV ,  a motivation letter , a copy of ID and a brief write up answering the following questions : 

  • What do you consider to be the biggest challenge facing youth in Zimbabwe  currently ? (maximum 250 words)
  • How  do you think this challenge can be addressed ? What are you you currently doing to contribute to the solution ? (maximum 250 words )
  • If selected how will the FES Youth Leadership Training  Program benefit  you and your community? (maximum 250 words )

Applications should be sent to via email to the  deadline for applications is Sunday 28 August 2022

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