Kaduna State Government Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020 for Nigerians

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Kaduna State Government Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020 for Nigerians
Kaduna State Government Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020 for Nigerians

Kaduna State Government Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020 for Nigerians

In August 2018, the Kaduna State Government welcomed the inaugural class of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme. Following a rigorous selection process, 16 Fellows from all over Nigeria are participating in the one-year Fellowship.

Application Deadline: March 20th 2019

The Programme’s objective is to develop and nurture leadership ability across Nigeria, with specific focus on the promising leaders of the future.

Eligibility Requirements:

To be eligible as a 2019/2020 Kashim Ibrahim Fellow, applicants must show some level of public interest orientation

Selection Criteria Include:

  • Diversity: The programme will admit twenty-four (24) Fellows representing diverse ethnic, religious, and gender backgrounds, with varied educational and economic environments; working from all angles and with different perspectives to strengthen their communities and civic life.
  • An established record of self-discipline, punctuality, dedication, respect, confidentiality and integrity as Fellows MUST embody the change they wish to see in the society.
  • Commitment to engaging in crucial issues and to making a difference at the national level.
  • Promise of a future career of leadership and notable impact.
  • Special capacity for critical, creative, entrepreneurial, and strategic thinking.
  • Commitment to a rigorous programme of activities and to full-time residence in Kaduna for the ENTIRE duration of the programme.
  • Fellowships are available for individuals who are working to solve important public problems in creative and powerful ways.
  • Proficiency in English: Fellows must be fluent in spoken and written English as all programmes will be conducted in English.
  • Applicants must be Nigerian citizens between 25 to 35 years of age.
  • Have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree programme from a recognised University and have completed the National Youth Service Corp programme.

Compensation Package

  • A salary and benefits equivalent to that of Special Assistant to the Governor from the Ministry, Department or Agency for which Fellows work.
  • Accommodation: Boarding (and breakfast) in a nicely furnished one-bedroom apartment for the duration of the programme.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020

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