National NGO Program on Humanitarian Leadership Application

Eligibility Requirements

NNPHL is designed for exemplary, mid-level career humanitarian professionals working for non-governmental or community-based organizations in humanitarian settings. All participants of NNPHL will meet a standard set of minimum requirements: 

  • Must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing leadership roles in the humanitarian sector
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English with proficiency
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or a comparable academic or professional qualification
  • Must be available to participate in the course which begins April 2019 and will conclude in October 2019. (including the in-person training, distance learning and experiential learning)
  • Must have the permission of your employer to participate in all aspects of the program
  • Must have reached a mid-level position in a non-governmental or community-based organization
  • Experience in at least one or more humanitarian emergency situations
  • Must aspire to take on leadership roles in and have a commitment to the humanitarian sector
  • Must have a passport that is valid for at least six months after the date of the in-person training course
  • Must not be enrolled or actively participating in a Master’s Degree program of PhD program during the time of the training course

Please note that expatriate staff are not eligible for NNPHL blended learning courses, nor are professionals working at UN agencies or government affiliated organizations. However, the forthcoming NNPHL E-Learning Course will be available to everyone at no cost.

Are there other selection criteria?

  • With a focus on strengthening the leadership capacity of national level staff, NNPHL will prioritize candidates working with national NGOs and community-based organizations. A limited number of spots will be available for national staff working at international NGOs.
  • For each regional workshop, NNPHL will prioritize applicants from the corresponding region. Please read the Eligibility Requirements above and ensure that you meet the criteria before applying.
  • Please note that expatriate staff are not eligible for NNPHL blended learning courses, nor are professionals working at UN agencies or government affiliated organizations. However, the forthcoming NNPHL E-Learning Course will be available to everyone at no cost.
  • NNPHL has a commitment to maintaining a gender balance for each iteration of the course, and ensuring that women have improved access to leadership training. For that reason we especially encourage women humanitarian professionals to apply for the program. For more information about NNPHL’s eligibility requirements, please see the FAQ

Applications for the NNPHL.6 Africa course are now closed. To receive updates about upcoming NNPHL learning opportunities, please sign-up for our mailing list.

NNPHL E-LEARNING COURSE

In addition to the NNPHL blended learning courses, we look forward to offering the NNPHL E-learning course in June 2019. Please monitor the NNPHL website for updates and information about the registration process. Thank you.

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International Medical Corps hosts a health education event for children in Garmawa camp just outside Dohuk in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. Photo: MedCorps

International Medical Corps hosts a health education event for children in Garmawa camp just outside Dohuk in the Kurdistan region of northern Iraq. Photo: International Medical Corps