Carrington Youth Fellowship Program 2022/2023 for young Nigerians

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Application Deadline: July 30, 2022

The Carrington Fellowship program is a community-based one-year-long professional development program for entry to mid-level professionals. Fellows develop core leadership, communication and programs management skills, improve their network, and get mentored.

Eligibility Requirements

  The Carrington Fellowship program is open to all Lagos-based Nigerians who meet the following criteria:

  • Are between the ages of 21 and 35 on or before the application deadline;
  • Are Nigerians who live in Lagos, Ogun, and Oyo States;
  • Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English;
  • Are not alumni of the Carrington Fellowship.
  • Are available to participate in the one-year long program in Lagos, Nigeria.

Benefits

  • Participate in a year-long professional development program
  • Strengthen your work through new connections, skills and ideas.
  • Get mentored by experienced Nigerians and Americans
  • Join the U.S. Consulate General network in Nigeria.

Selection Criteria

The following criteria will be used to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

  • A proven record of leadership in your community
  • A demonstrated commitment to public or community service, volunteerism, or mentorship;
  • The ability to work cooperatively in diverse groups and to respect the opinions of others;
  • Strong social and communication skills;
  • An energetic, positive attitude;

Application Timeline

  • July 18 | Application Opens (Oyo/Ogun states)
  • July 30 | Application Closes (Oyo/Ogun states)
  • August 15 | Finalist Announced (Oyo/Ogun/Lagos states)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Carrington Youth Fellowship Program 2022/2023

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