Fellowship Awards Transparency International Zimbabwe for Young Leaders at School of Integrity 2022

Written by catherine.caoile on November 21, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Governance / Civil Society
  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Vocational scholarships
  • Scholarship amount given

  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    96 Central Avenue, P O Box CY 434, Causeway Harare Tel: +263 242 793 246/7, +263 242 793 277, +263 242 797 288 Voip Calls: 08677004072

Young individuals’ support in governance processes has been negligibly attributable to different components like restricted spaces for hearty commitment, and existing institutional and structural boundaries. There is proof that young individuals are the most impacted by misgovernance and elevated degrees of corruption.

Transparency International Zimbabwe (TI Z) brings up that corruption denies young individuals opportunities and spreads kleptocracy which is a type of corruption that exists to expand the privately invested money of political officials to the detriment of the more extensive populace (2015). In the event that really assembled young individuals can impact positive change in the governance processes and add to the more extensive battle against corruption.

Enlighteningly, connecting with young individuals is fundamental in checking corruption as they address a critical piece of the populace (particularly in non-industrial nations) and are by and large more open to social change and political change. Transparency International Zimbabwe thusly accepts, critical to foster a foundation of commitment to empowering young individuals to learn hostile to corruption ideas and impact strategy change.

The main school of integrity fellowship program was initiated in November 2021. This year’s series will be the second such occasion, and TIZ imagines conveying the Program forward going into what’s in store. The School of Integrity is an enemy of corruption and responsibility preparing for future generations in Zimbabwe. The School opens its members to the most recent improvements in the hostile to corruption and governance field.

The idea of a school for integrity underlines the significance of distributed picking up, including, illuminating, and educating young individuals on the advantages of integrity, transparency, and great governance. These key features can have a tremendous effect in significantly shaping future social orders. The school of integrity decisively recognizes young individuals and young pioneers from different areas like the private and public areas as well as gives inclination to those from underestimated networks. The current year’s school of integrity will be directed under the topic: “Your right, your job: Building a generation of integrity”.

Fellowship Summary 

  • Academic Year: 2022-2023
  • Applicant’s Nationality: Zimbabwe
  • Degree Level: Any degree
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Awards: Fellowship
  • Field: Governance Civil Society
  • Renewable: No
  • Offered Annually: Yes
  • Country: Zimbabwe

Fellowship Selection 

Transparency International Zimbabwe will pick 25 youths from every one of the 10 regions of Zimbabwe to be important for the current year’s school of integrity. The shortlisted fellows wil be chosen in view of their leadership jobs in the community. Deliberate exertion will be made to choose female members, people with handicaps, and those approaching from minimized networks that are typically forgotten about in comparable cycles.

Concept of Fellowship 

The current year’s school of integrity will be directed genuinely for a time of 5 days. The various meetings will be worked by specialists on various subjects that are corruption-related. An itemized rundown of the proposed subjects are introduced in the program joined at the lower part of this idea. The meetings will likewise try to empower the members to take advantage of territorial and international encounters and open up on how the young people can have an impact on the battle against corruption.

The fellows will take part in shared learning, bunch conversations, situation planning, and examination of different corruption contextual investigations in nearby, local and international settings. The fellowship underlines areas of strength for network building and in this way, fellows will have an opportunity to meet and connect with key government officials-Parliamentarians, Ambassadors, Hostile to corruption activists, and individuals inside the confidential area.

Closing Ceremony of the Fellowship 

On the last day of the fellowship, there will be a graduation service for all members. The Service will be graced by delegates from the government against corruption establishments, individuals from civil society associations, and the confidential area. Inspirational talks to urge fellows to drive further the counter-corruption plan will be made by chosen speakers. SIDA delegates are supposed to go to the function. Every member will be given a declaration of cooperation in the program.

About Transparency International Zimbabwe 

Transparency International Zimbabwe (TI Z) is a non-benefit, system-situated neighborhood section of the international development against corruption. Its expansive order is to battle corruption and related indecencies through organizations of integrity in accordance with the Worldwide Technique. TI Z accepts corruption must be adequately handled by all residents including individuals at the grass root level.

They exist to be an information-driven and proof-based enemy of corruption civil society association that practices and advances transparency, responsibility, and integrity in all areas to accomplish great governance.

With expanding networks of National Chapters, Transparency International Zimbabwe is combined with the same advocacy. All along, it was clear that the fight against corruption couldn’t be battled on the worldwide level alone, yet should have been battled on public levels also.

Today, TI has turned into a worldwide organization of north of 90 Public Sections. TI Zimbabwe (TI Z) was laid out in 1996 and became certified as a public section in 2001. TI Z is one of six sections in Southern Africa. Public Sections are free non-governmental associations by their own doing, with their own governance designs and sources of financial support. They are directed by an international board, which surveys every section at regular intervals.

Fellowship Venue 

The Fellowship Program will be held in either Nyanga or Gweru, this will be confirmed on the availability of the facilities and the proposed areas. The participants who will come from different provinces will proceed to the selected venue of the hired mentors. The fellowship will be held from November 27- December 3, 2022.

Deadline for Application 

The deadline to complete and submit the application is until November 26, 2022.

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