Maximize Your Potential: Why You Should Apply to the Global Foundation for Girls Youth Fellowship Program

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Are you a young person passionate about creating positive change in your community? 

The Global Foundation for Girls (GFG) Youth Fellowship Program is calling for girls and gender-fluid youth of color, ages 14 to 18, in eight partner countries, to join this transformative opportunity. 

Here’s why you should consider applying:

1. Become Empowered Through Education: The program offers a 12-week virtual workshop led by GFG staff, providing a safe, informative space to delve into the issues that impact your community. Fellows will learn about Youth Activism, Philanthropy, Health Equity, Birth Justice and Reproductive Health, and Gender and Racial equity. 

2. Gain Tools for Activism: As a fellow, you’ll receive tools and support to become a young activist and organizer. This includes one-to-one mentoring and coaching in order to help you gain skills and confidence. 

3. Engage in Global Network Building: Collaboration is at the heart of this fellowship. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with alumnae and other like-minded individuals who will share their experiences and help you with promoting issues that matter to you. 

4. Receive a participation stipend: The fellowship offers a participation stipend, an opportunity for passionate individuals to focus on their growth and development without added financial burden.

5. Maximize Your Potential: GFG is dedicated to helping you maximize your potential. This is an opportunity to shape your future and contribute positively to your community.


  • Applicants must speak and write English 
  • Applicants should have access to a working computer and internet 
  • Applicants must be able to receive international bank wire, PayPal, or Upwork for payment within their country (in order to receive Fellowship stipend)

If you meet these criteria and are driven to make a difference, this fellowship program could be the perfect platform for you, where you can grow and learn to create impact.

Click here to view our Program Flyer 

The application window is open from December 1, 2023, to January 12, 2024. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact GFG at [email protected]

Take the first step towards becoming an empowered young activist and apply to the Global Foundation for Girls Youth Fellowship Program today.

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Remember, you have the power to shape your future and community. Seize this opportunity and be the change you want to see!

Nyasia Bussie

Program Officer for Uganda & South Africa
Global Foundation For Girls