Talent for Governance Training Scholarships for Developing Countries

About the scholarship:

The Programme consists out of four components that are all connected by an overall theme: an international practice oriented training course at The Hague Academy, a week-long internship at a Dutch municipality, networking activities and the back home action plan.

Place: The Hague Academy for Local Governance, The Hague, Netherlands

Deadline: 29 Jan 2016

To apply for the talent programme candidates need to choose one of the following programme themes. These themes are based on the topics of the training course at The Hague Academy which is part of the talent programme:

  • Citizen Participation & Inclusive Governance – Programme from 23 May – 10 June 2016, (more information about the training course part of the programme)
  • Local Economic Development – Programme from 19 September – 7 October 2016, (more information about the training course part of the programme)
  • Local Service Delivery- Programme from 3 – 21 October 2016, (more informationabout the  training course part of the programme)

Who can apply:

You should :

  1. Be from any of these countries. PDF
  2. work in one of the countries listed on the DAC country list;
  • be 37 years of age or younger when you apply;
  • have at least two years of work experience in local governance and prove your commitment to work there for at least two years more;
  • speak and understand the English language well (all programmes are in English);
  • be able to write down and orally defend your motivation for and relevance of the specific programme;
  • be able to identify an issue/project as a real life case within the theme of the programme for which you will write a Back Home Action Plan during the Talent programme;
  • have written support of your employer to participate in the programme and to implement the Back Home Action Plan when you return home.

To apply fill in this form

For more information, visit the official website

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