​​Application Process and Fee Structure

​Getting Started​​​

Acceptance and Next Steps​

​Programme Fees

What does the fee cover?

  • ​Dedicated Programme Coordinator Support

  • Assigned Full-Time Mentor

  • 60+ Hours of Professional Development Training

  • Weekly Reflection and Feedback

  • Internship Completion Certificate

  • Academic Credit (if applicable)

  • Access to AKU-VIP Alumni Network

  • End of Program Report including supervisor evaluation, skills assessment, and Career Discussions

  • Opportunity to work for Aga Khan Development Network


All applicants are welcome to apply for the following discounts and scholarships should they successfully secure an internship position with us. For the year 2022​, we offer the following: ​

  • Limited fully-funded and partially-funded financial need and merit-based scholarships for eligible students.​

You will be asked to provide documentation of the following to be eligible fo​r the scholarships mentioned:

  • Letter of Intent addressing the need for financial assistance
  • Transcript stating the final average grade or the overall cumulative GPA
  • Certifications supporting their leadership experience, achievements, community involvement, and awards received in the past 4 years.

Students or recent graduates (within one year) from any AKU Partners listed below are eligible for additional discounts. 

  1. University of Alberta
  2. University of Calgary
  3. University of Waterloo
  4. University of Toronto
  5. University of British Columbia
  6. Western University
  7. Simon Fraser University
  8. University of Victoria
  9. University of Washington
  10. Universidade NOVA de Lisboa
  11. Catholic University of Portugal
  12. Ryerson University
  13. University of College London
  14. University of Michigan
  15. Johns Hopkins University
  16. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

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