Fellowships

CFK fellowships give students and recent graduates the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment alongside our Kibera staff.

 

James and Florence Peacock Fellowship (for University of North Carolina-CH students)

The application for the 2014 Fellowship is now closed.  

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.

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First Week in Kibera June 13, 2013

[A bit of background: Every year, CFK selects undergraduate and/or graduate students for our Peacock Fellowship program.  Candidates work with CFK staff for a full year in order to develop projects that they will later implement in Kibera.  Upon their …