The Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Fellowship 2023 for young Ghanaians.

Application Deadline: June 2nd, 2023

The Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Public Sector Fellowship is a unique one-year professional development program for high-achieving young graduates who have demonstrated a clear interest in and commitment to transforming the public sector and policy-influencing organizations.


Applicants must:

  1. 1.      Ghanaian nationals with no criminal history2.     Should be done with NSS at the time of application3.     Should have a 2nd Class Upper (2.1) undergraduate degree or above4.     Should not be above 32 years of age at the time of application5.     Commitment to Public Sector work + demonstrated leadership potential6.     Track record for community involvement and a passion for Ghana7.      Strong written and verbal English skills8.     Basic computer skills9.     Ability to work under pressure in a professional working environment

Application Requirements:

1.      Visit (website link)

2.     Click the APPLY button below and fill out the online application and upload the following documents:

a.      Undergraduate Certificate

b.     Proof of completing NSS

c.      Verification of Community Service – Letter or Share Link: Pictures from Community Service

d.     2 letters of recommendation (one academic, one professional)

e.      One-page CV

f.       Copy of any valid national ID

3.     2 essays:

a.      Describe your interest in Ghana’s Public Sector and how being selected as an Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) Fellow fits into your personal and professional goals?

b.     Describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and leadership. What was the situation? What measures and actions did you put in place? What was the result and impact?

NB: Word limit: 500 for each essay.


Shortlisted candidates who qualify for first-round interviews are required to bring a copy of their most recent transcript and police clearance.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Fellowship 2023