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Ujima Fellowship | 25th March 2022

Ujima Fellowship Program | Cohort 2 Deadline March 25th 2022

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The application deadline for the second cohort of Ujima Fellowship Program has been extended to March 25, 2022. Apply now to secure a spot.

The Ujima Fellowship is a leadership development program that aims to address structural racism and inequity by creating opportunities for diverse representation within advisory or decision making entities.

This fellowship aims to support young Black leaders between the ages of 18 – 30 who demonstrate the willingness to develop their leadership skills and want to serve on advisory or policy-making platforms.

Program Framework

The Ujima Fellowship is a 10-month program in collaboration with the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Edmonton Chamber of Voluntary Organizations (EVCO) and various community partners which consists of the following:

  • 35 hours of in-class leadership training
  • 8-month placement with a volunteer agency, board, commission, or committee(ABCC)
  • 20 hours of volunteer work.

All classes will be in person instruction. In accordance with NAIT policy, all program participants will need to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination before the program start date.

Following the success of the first cohort, all is set for the success of the second cohort. Visit for more information or access the Program Participants Information Guidelines.


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