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The Emerging Public Leaders of Ghana (EPL Ghana) Public Service Fellowship is a two-year professional development program for high-achieving young leaders who have a demonstrated clear interest in and commitment to a career in Ghana’s public service.
To apply, applicants should have a mix of the following criteria:
Ghanaian national with no criminal history
Must have academic standing of First Class or Second Upper (or 3.0 GPA and above)
Enrolled in the final year of an undergraduate degree or a recent university graduate
Entering the National Service Scheme (NSS) in the same year they apply to EPL Ghana
Commitment to public service and demonstrated leadership potential
Track record for community involvement and a passion for Ghana
Strong written and verbal English skills
Basic computer skills
Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced professional environment
Passport photo (to be uploaded online)
Describe your interest in the Civil Service and how being selected as an Emerging Public Leaders (EPL) Fellow fits into your personal and professional goals?
Describe a situation when you demonstrated initiative and leadership.
Candidates who are shortlisted for first-round interviews are required to bring a copy of their most recent transcript and 2 letters of recommendation (one academic and one personal).
Candidates who successfully reach the final round will be given a conditional offer based on their police clearance and final transcript.