Teach for Nigeria Fellowship Program 2017 for Outstanding Young Professionals.


The Teach for Nigeria Fellowship program is a 2 year full-time paid commitment in which TfN will place the most outstanding graduates and professionals to teach in Nigeria’s underserved schools in low- income communities.The Teach For Nigeria fellowship is a transformational leadership program that equips Fellows with transferable leadership skills to effect change beyond the classrooms in the communities we serve.

Teach For Nigeria ensures that all Fellows have the knowledge and skills necessary to lead their students towards achievement. The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship begins with a six-week residential training program. Here, Fellows are exposed to curriculum, lesson planning, and classroom facilitation and student assessments among other modules, sessions, and keys to successful teaching.

After the Fellowship, alumni of Teach For Nigeria build on their classroom teaching experience to drive long-term systemic changes in the educational sector in Nigeria as they progress into leadership roles in their varied professions. The Teach For Nigeria model is based on the proven success of 40 country organizations including Teach For America, Teach First UK, Teach For Ghana, Teach For Bangladesh, Teach For Nepal and Teach For India, who are all part of the Teach For All network.


  • Teach for Nigeria looking for promising future leaders who are vision driven and committed to transforming Nigeria through education.
  • Teach for Nigeria are looking for individuals with varied levels of experience including recent graduates, working youth, experienced professionals and entrepreneurs
 Application Process:

The Application process is in three stages. In stage one, you submit an application HERE.

  • When your application is received, you will be invited to write an online test for numeracy and literacy. If you are successful, you will be invited for a pre-assessment interview either in person or online. Based on your performance, you will be invited for a final assessment day at the Teach for Nigeria office in Lagos.
  • If successful at the assessment centre, you will be made an offer to the Teach for Nigeria Fellowship for September 2017.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Teach for Nigeria Fellowship Program 2017


  1. […] Teach for Nigeria invites exceptional university graduates and young professionals to apply for the Fellowship. Teach For Nigeria strongly believes that the only true and sustainable path to improving educational opportunities for all children in Nigeria is by channeling and developing Nigeria’s most capable young leaders just like you against the problem of educational inequity. […]


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