2015 AfriAspire Fellowship Program in Nigeria - APPLY NOW

2015 AfriAspire Fellowship Program in Nigeria

AfriAspire Fellowship Program is an Initiative built around year-long social innovation projects that are implemented by selected passionate youths in Nigeria and supported by funders and private partners.
Fellows implement projects that can solve new or existing problems in a Public Primary School in their various communities. They are provided training and
mentoring to help them grow. In this way, fellows develop their leadership skills, enhance their understanding of youth development, and build their non-profit management skills.

In addition to a training program for acquiring leadership qualifications, the fellows receive intensive support for external grant acquisition to fund their projects. In a step-by-step process, the fellows develop their own profile and visibility in their respective fields of interest.

Selection Criteria
• Must reside in South West Nigerian States (Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ondo, Ogun and Ekiti)
• Application from youths living outside these locations will not be accepted
• Be between ages 18- 30 years
• Have exceptional interpersonal skills and leadership skills
• Good command of English
• Sufficient experience and skill to manage a team of volunteers.
• Be willing to implement Projects that would improve a Primary School in your community.

Application Timeline
June 1, 2015:
The 2015 application opens.
July 1, 2015:
Deadline for application
July 14th - July 21st 2015:
Second Stage for Shortlisted candidates
August 15th - 20th 2015:
Fellows are notified of their status
September 2015:
Induction and Training/Class of 2015 Fellows begins

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