British Council Ghana Jobs for Youth: Migration and Employment Promotion Project for young Ghanaians

Fecha límite de solicitud: enero 9th 2019

El objetivo de la Jobs for Youth: Migration and Employment Promotion Project is to provide young Ghanaians with holistic learning and development opportunities to create jobs for themselves and others leveraging on their core skills and the local economic opportunities. The project is funded by GIZ and is managed by the British Council.

Requisitos:

The project is targeted at Ghanaians who are

  1. Between 18 – 35 years
  2. Entrepreneurs/interested in entrepreneurship
  3. Returnee migrants
  4. Mujer joven
  5. Out of school youth
  6. Under-represented individuals within urban districts of Accra, Kumasi and Sunyani

The project is in 3 stages

Etapa 1

3200 Successful applicants will receive; 5-day short term entrepreneurship training

Etapa 2

400 start-ups of entrepreneurs who have successfully completed stage 1 and have been selected through a pitch competition will receive; 4 months business Incubation services

Etapa 3

90 businesses of entrepreneurs who have successfully completed stage 2 and have been selected through a pitch competition will receive; 3 months business acceleration services

Applicants must therefore be committed to the programme and its duration of 9 months.

Fechas clave

  • Fecha límite de solicitud: 09 January 2019
  • In-person Interviews: 14 XCHARX 18 January 2019
  • Programme Duration: 21 January 2019 – 30 September 2019

Criteria for participation

  • Must be aged between 18 – 35 years.
  • Debe ser ghanés
  • Entrepreneurial edge: Must be self-driven, resilient, committed and coachable
  • Must be committed to the programme and its duration of 9 months.

* Under-represented groups are encouraged to apply; youth (especially females) within urban districts of Accra, Kumasi and Sunyani (communities with high risk of migration); out of school youth with an entrepreneurial edge.

requerimientos de aplicacion

  1. Personal statement – maximum 500 words covering the following:
  • Why you want to be an entrepreneur?
  • Why you think your business idea/ business will be successful?
  • What benefit you hope this programme will provide your business idea/ business?

2. A copy of a valid ID

Proceso de solicitud

All applications will be received online. Access the application form aquí

Applications will be examined in accordance with the applicable criteria as stipulated in the criteria for participation. Correspondence will only be made with shortlisted persons.

Applications should be submitted no later than 09 January 2019 online.

Successful applicants will be invited to an interview within their regions within a week of the closing date.

PLEASE NOTE: NO LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the British Council Ghana Jobs for Youth: Migration and Employment Promotion Project

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