Huduma Frequently Asked Questions

Huduma Fellowship: Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can apply for the fellowship?
Anyone between the ages of 25-35 working in the civic or public sector in Uganda

2. Are there any costs I have to incur as a Huduma Fellow?
The programme will cover costs associated with the fellows participation in the Huduma fellowship

3. Can non-government employees apply for the Huduma fellowship?
Yes, the fellowship is also open to people working in or outside government.

4. How will my progress be assessed during the Huduma fellowship?
Progress during the fellowship is determined by participation and response to assignments by Faculty

5. Can fellows of other LéO Africa Institute programs apply for the Huduma fellowship?
Alumni of the Young and Emerging Leaders Project (YELP) Fellowship are not eligible for the Huduma fellowship.

6. When is the deadline for application to be a Huduma fellow?
Applications received beyond May 30, 2021 will not be considered.

7. What is the Huduma Fellowship about?
The Huduma fellowship seeks to provide thought leadership training for early stage professionals working in the public sector in Uganda. Huduma Fellows are individuals with a demonstrable interest in public affairs.

8. How long is the Huduma Fellowship?
The one-year fellowship consists of 4 seminars in July, September, October, and February (of the next year). The seminars are three days long – from Friday to Sunday.

9. How many assignments will I need to submit during the Huduma Fellowship, and how often?
Assignments are given on a rolling basis and comprise essays. However, these essays are not designed for credits towards completing the fellowship. Instead, they are intended to promote participation in the fellowship class.

10. How will the Huduma Fellowship be conducted?
The fellowship will be delivered through a combination of means: face-to-face sessions, online facilitated sessions, and self-study which will include reading materials recommended by members of the faculty under each module.

Call for Applications: Monday, May 3, 2021 
Deadline: Sunday, May 30, 2021
Announcement of Class: Tuesday June 15, 2021
Commencement of Class: Friday July 30, 2021

The Huduma Fellowship is an initiative by the LéO Africa Institute and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung