The James and Florence Peacock Fellowship

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

Applications for the 2017 James and Florence Peacock Fellowship will be accepted between November 1 and November 28 of 2016.

If you’re interested in receiving notifications regarding the program, please send us an e-mail and indicate your interest.

About the fellowship:

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.

Quick Notes:

  • This is a year-long fellowship. Spring: orientation and training. Summer: implementation in Kibera. Fall: evaluation and assistance picking next year’s fellows.
  • This fellowship is only open to UNC students, undergraduate or graduate. Ideally, students will be enrolled in classes during the Fall phase of the fellowship. However, the fellowship is open to graduating seniors and degree candidates finishing their last semester.
  • This fellowship is fully funded. Students receive a stipend designed to cover airfare and living expenses.
  • This year’s application opens 11/1 and closes 11/28 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

For more information, please e-mail fellowship@carolinaforkibera.org.