Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, applications initially closed at midnight on 15 July 2018, we further extended the application period to 31 July 2018 to allow more potential candidates an opportunity to apply.

No, unfortunately we are not accepting late applications. If you wish to be part of our Public Service Fellowship, you can apply next year when we reopen applications again.

Applications will reopen in July 2019.

We are looking for 25 candidates to be part of our Public Service Fellowship.

Yes, there is an age criteria, we looking for candidates between the ages of 20 – 45.

No, the fellowship is open to candidates within the SADC region.

No, you do not have to have a formal qualification to apply for the Public Service
Fellowship. We are more interested in your leadership track record.

No, unfortunately not. We receive a high number of applications and we will not be
accepting incomplete applications.

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by Sunday 30 August 2018. They will be invited to attend recruitment day which will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2018.

Recruitment day is a day which we have designated to conduct various assessments
including panel interviews and group assessments. It will be held in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday 22 September 2018. It’s also a day which will allows us to meet our shortlisted candidates and for them to meet us.

The first Seminar will be held from 26-29 October 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.

Yes, these seminars will only be attended by the Public Service Fellows and will not be open to the general public.

Yes, you can reapply next year if you are unsuccessful this year.

Yes, there is a registration fee which is $500. We also have a cancellation fee which is $1000. We are willing to waive the registration fee for candidates who demonstrate that they are unable to afford it.

We are unfortunately are not recruiting at the moment. Please check our website for
future opportunities.