Pollicy’s Fellowship Programme 2022

Pollicy’s Fellowship has set out to introduce students and young professionals to Civic Technology alongside research programmes. The fellows will be allowed to provide contribution to the field’s knowledge through their data skills.

The fellowship is for six months and has the following opportunities; collaboration with Civic tech innovators, conduction of research, getting to explore ways to improve government services through civic tech.

Fellows will do final research, create different products, publish blog posts, and host offline and online events. They will also work with the Pollicy team and partners.

Pollicy will choose four fellows to recruit and empower towards its many data initiatives for the 2022 fellowship. The roles include:

  1. Research Fellow, Anglophone 

Location: remote or Kampala

2. Research Fellow, Francophone

Location: remote or Kampala

3. Communications Fellow

Location: Kampala 

4. Community Engagement Fellow

Location: Kampala

When is the Deadline?

January 10, 2022

What are the Activities for each Role?

  1. Research Fellow,  Anglophone:
  • Work with research team, develop a final body of research 
  • Identify solutions that advance social, political and economic rights
  • Collaborate with team to design tech products.

2. Research Fellow, Francophone:

  • Maintain relationships with local stakeholders and partners
  • Work with remote research team
  • Design survey questionnaires
  • Conduct research
  • Check and analyze data

3. Communications Fellow:

  • Write, design and develop online content 
  • Publish data-related stories
  • Engage the public
  • Share data and research work

 4. Community Engagement Fellow:

  • Plan, organise and market organisation gatherings online and offline
  • Assist in the development of a community network

What is the Reward?

Each gets a monthly stipend of UGX1,750,000 ($491).

For more information, visit the official website.

To apply, click here.


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