WCCO-ASRI Civic Leadership Programme 2022


The Wits WCCO-ASRI Civic Leadership programme aims to develop young people for careers in the civil society and government sectors, and therefore recruits individuals who are socially and politically active in their communities. The programme seeks to recruit young people who aspire, in different spheres, to drive socio-economic change in South Africa, and are committed to working towards a just, equal and prosperous society. 

We aim to develop young people for careers in the civil society and government sectors.

The Program Structure is as follows:

The eligibility requirements to be considered for the programme are as follows:

Community & leadership experience

Individuals should be active in their community, have some form of leadership experience and show potential for being a change agent in South Africa


Students must have completed at least four semesters of university study successfully, with post-graduate or other additional qualifications being an advantage.

Attendance requirement

To be eligible for the program, you must be able to be in attendance throughout the duration of the programme.

Closing Dates & Interviews

Applications will be screened as they are received. Due to the high volume of applications expected, we would be unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.


2019 Civic Leadership Fellows

I am a Bachelor of Arts student intending to major in Psychology and Anthropology at the University of the Witwatersrand. I believe that education facilitates change in our society. Studying Psychology and Anthropology enlightens me about the social issues we face in our communities: unemployment, […]