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 is now open! Click here to access the application. All applications must be submitted by Nov 25, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

Please Note:

Applications for this fellowship require at least 1 letter of recommendation. Please have your recommender(s) send your letter(s) of recommendation via email to cfk@unc.edu, or via mail to:

Carolina for Kibera
Attn: Peacock Fellowship Applications
301 Pittsboro St Ste 3002 CB 5145
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-5145

All letters must be postmarked by December 1, 2014. If sent via campus mail or email, all letters must be received by December 1, 2014.

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.

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.

There are no more information sessions for the Fellowship. If you missed them, the presentation below contains basic information discussed at the information sessions. E-mail nick@carolinaforkibera.org with any additional questions regarding the fellowship.

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