The James and Florence Peacock Fellowship gives UNC-Chapel Hill students the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment alongside our Kibera staff.


The application for the 2015 Fellowship will open Monday, October 27, 2014, at 9:00 a.m EST.  

The Carolina for Kibera Fellowship allows UNC-CH undergraduate and graduate students to apply their skills and talents while engaging in grassroots participatory development in Nairobi, Kenya.

The yearlong fellowship begins in the spring semester with orientation, campus activity involvement and project formulation with CFK staff. In the summer, fellows travel to Nairobi, Kenya and spend a minimum of eight weeks implementing their project in Kibera. They will complete their project and help tell the story of Kibera on campus upon return to UNC. The fellowship includes a small stipend and other scholarship/grant opportunities are available through the Center for Global Initiatives.

Lean more about the fellowship by attending one of our info sessions!

Tuesday, October 28 @ 5:00 pm, FedEx Global Education Center 1009
Monday, November 3 @ 5:00 pm, FedEx Global Education Center 1009
Wednesday, November 12 @ 5:00 pm, FedEx Global Education Center 1009

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