Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Tanzania Youth Leadership Forum 2021 | Apply Here

Last Updated on February 6, 2021

Applications are open for the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Tanzania Youth Leadership Forum 2021. The Young Leaders Forum (YLF) is a multidisciplinary program on social, economic and political challenges at the national, continental and global level. The program provides the platform for active young minds and political activists to learn about, discuss and critically interrogate issues of social justice and democracy in the country and in sub-Saharan Africa at large.

The Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) is a non-profit German foundation funded by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, and headquartered in Bonn and Berlin. It was founded in 1925 and is named after Germany’s first democratically elected President, Friedrich Ebert. FES is committed to the advancement of both socio-political and economic development in the spirit of social democracy, through civic education, research, and international cooperation.


  • Open to young leaders in Tanzania;
  • Eligible candidates shall be between 21 and 35 years old;
  • Be holders of degree or the equivalent at the minimum
  • Be politically interested and active in civil society, political parties, or trade unions.


Send your application, consisting of a one page motivation letter and your CV in PDF format, to, or submit a hard copy to FES office located along Mwai Kibaki Road latest by 10 February 2021 at 14.00 hours.

In your motivation letter, kindly reference your personal voluntary engagement in society, how your participation in the YLF will help to nurture and expand this engagement and help to transform your organization. Furthermore, explain what you are expecting from the YLF and what you can contribute to its success.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Interviews for Zanzibar-based candidates will take place in Unguja 19 and 20 February 2021 while those from Mainland will convene in Dar es Salaam at FES Tanzania Offices on 23 and 24 February 2021.

For more information, visit Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Tanzania.

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