Fully Funded Vital Voices Global Fellowship 2024 | Apply Now

This unique fellowship brings together women leaders from various sectors to enhance skills, foster collaboration, and exchange ideas. In its inaugural year, the program offers focused learning in two pillars: social entrepreneurship and political leadership.

Vital Voices Global Fellowship 2024

Vital Voices Global Fellowship 2024

Fellows will participate in tailored learning sessions to develop sector-specific skills and engage with relevant changemakers. The fellowship aims to facilitate cross-issue collaboration and empower women leaders to address critical challenges impacting women and girls.

Benefits of the Vital Voices Global Fellowship include:

  • Access to a diverse cohort of women leaders dedicated to community impact
  • Participation in the Vital Voices Leadership Journey (VVLJ) for leadership development
  • Invitation to an in-person gathering in Washington, DC
  • Acquisition of new skills and tools for capacity building
  • Receipt of a certificate upon completion
  • Inclusion in the expansive Vital Voices global network of over 20,000 women leaders worldwide

Program Expectations

As a participant in the program, fellows are expected to:

  • Attend all virtual trainings from June 2024 through March 2025 and complete all assignments, as well as engage in any additional phone calls or interactions with other fellows, trainers, or program staff.
  • Dedicate an average of 8 hours per month to the program, including participation in online sessions typically lasting 1-2 hours. These sessions will be held between 8 am – 11 am US EST, with 2-3 sessions scheduled per month.
  • Attend the entire in-person gathering in Fall 2024 (specific dates to be confirmed).
  • Submit surveys for up to 3 years after the conclusion of the program.


  • Vital Voices covers all program expenses, including travel, accommodation, and meals for the in-person gathering.

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the Global Fellowship, applicants must:

  • Identify as women
  • Be proficient in English and at least 18 years old
  • Demonstrate commitment to Vital Voices’ core principles of leadership
  • Show dedication to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Commit to active participation in the fellowship
  • Fulfill the criteria for their chosen pillar (see next pages)

Application Instructions

Completing this application will take approximately 45 minutes. You can save your progress and return to it later by clicking the “Save and Continue Later” box at the top right corner of each section. Provide your email address, and you’ll receive a personal link to access your application again.

The application must be filled out by the applicant in English. Please note that if selected, the invitation is non-transferable and cannot be passed on to another individual within the business. Only the selected applicant is eligible to participate.

For any inquiries or assistance with the application, please email VVGlobalFellowship@vitalvoices.org with the subject line: 2024 VVGF Application.

How To Apply

Submit your application by April 15, 2024. Early submissions are encouraged. Shortlisted candidates may undergo a follow-up call for clarifications.

Final decisions will be communicated by May 31st, 2024.

The application process involves two stages, including providing detailed information and documents related to your project or initiative.

Click here to apply.



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