The Nigerian Student Leaders Fellowship Program

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Are you a Nigerian University Student actively-involved in Campus Politics and currently holds an elected position within your School?

RISE NETWORKS with the support of FORD FOUNDATION hereby calls for applications from change driven, impact oriented Student-Leaders from across Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria.

HOW TO APPLY: Applications open on Wednesday November 30th and close at Midnight on Thursday December 7th 2016. You can either be nominated by yourself or another student in your School. Fill the Registration Form below to apply and upload your Manifesto of not more than 1000 words stating specific actions you will take to change the lives of the citizens in your locality, constituency, Senatorial District, State or Country when you get elected into Public Office. Your Manifesto must be focused and actionable. Upon Selection, Fellows must be willing and ready to attend and complete the all modules and sessions in the boot camp which will hold in Lagos, Nigeria throughout its entire duration.


November 30 to December 7th: Call for Applications

December 7th to December 8th: Selection process commences and shortlisted Fellows are contacted by Rise Networks.

The Bootcamp will hold from December 11th through to December 17th

N.B. Only Successful and Selected Fellows will be Contacted. We are sorry, as a result of the amount of time it may take, we will not be able to respond to everyone who applies nor provide feedback on Applications.



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Leadership Position(s) Held Within Your School (required)

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