Princeton in Africa

Princeton in Africa matches talented and passionate college graduates with organizations working across Africa for yearlong service placements. Fellows have helped improve education and public health, source fresh water and alternative energy, increase family incomes, and so much more.


When to Apply

Fall of your senior year.


Next Steps

If you are interested in applying, please follow the steps listed below.

  1. If you decide to move forward with the application process, please fill out this interest form, and visit the official website to read more about specific institutes and the application process.
  2. Once you have submitted the interest form, you will be added to a Sakai site to work through the process with an advisor. Please watch your email for information about this process.


Timeline for 2019 Application

September 2019 Meet with Elise
November 2019 National Application Deadline
January 2020 Select applicants invited to interview
March-April 2020 All Applicants Notified of Status