How to Apply for Andela Fellowship 2019

Andela fellowship 2019

Andela is an American company backed by Chan Zuckerberg and others who invest in Africa’s most talented software engineers to help companies solve the technical talent shortage and build high-performing distributed engineering teams.

The company is offering a fellowship program which begins early 2019 for dreamers and builders with remarkable talent and limitless potential in the IT field.

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The Andela Fellowship is a new kind of learning + work experience. The initial months of an Andela Fellowship involve immersion simulative training in full-stack (front-end and back-end) development skills.

After over 1,000 hours of instruction, you begin work for local or international Andela partners as a remote software developer, supported by the Andela ecosystem.

You’ll work alongside global engineering teams along the way and have access to professionals who will mentor you in your career.


  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • [If Nigerian] You must have completed your 1-year NYSC service before applying to Andela.
  • Andela is a full-time, four-year commitment. We recommend applying once you have graduated, stopped school, or ended other commitments.
  • Most importantly, you must embody Andela’s core values: Excellence, Passion, Integrity, and Collaboration.

You do not need a university degree.

How to apply

To apply to Andela, you’ll complete a series of online and in-person assessments to help Andela understand your technical skills, learning velocity, and values alignment.
Andela is on the lookout for passion, potential, and grit.

Go to to apply to the Nigerian Fellowship, to apply to the Kenyan Fellowship, to apply to the Ugandan fellowship and to apply to the Rwandan fellowship.

You can also click here to apply directly.

Application deadline is 9 November 2018.

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