Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative For Nigerians 2018

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Applications are now available for the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative For Nigerians 2018, eligible persons are by this notice invited to apply.

The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, CYFI, is a dynamic youth-based initiative launched in 2011 by the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos. CYFI brings together Nigerian youth of exceptional vision, skills and experience to design and implement projects that have a positive impact on Nigerian society. Former Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, was a champion of civil liberties, democracy and closer ties between the U.S. and Nigeria.

CYFI fellows are committed to putting the ideals of Walter Carrington into practice. The CYFI Board of Directors, in conjunction with the Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos, selects fellows who demonstrate exceptional vision, skills and experience. Fellows are them grouped into teams based on interest, and teams then develop and implement their own youth engagement project over the course of the one-year fellowship duration.
Level: fellowship
Eligible country: Nigeria
To be taken in : USA
Requirements:
  • Passion
    You are committed to making a significant contribution to your community and country
  • Skill & Experience
    You have a unique set of skills and experiences that you can use to make an impact
  • Strategic Thinking
    You are excited about the opportunity to launch an innovative CYFI project.
    You know how to design a project that is based on sound research, uses resources creatively, builds or improves on existing systems, and leverages partnerships with complimentary organizations
  • Vision
    You know the area of social change in which you would like to work, and you can articulate the positive change that you would like to make

Please follow these steps to apply online:

    • In addition to providing biographical information, applicants will be asked to complete a hypothetical scenario.  All fields are required.
    • You may save the application and return to it at a later time.  Please note however that incomplete applications will not be considered.
    • To start the application, proceed to the form below.
Timeline:
Application Deadline: December 31, 2017
Interviews : January 2018
Notification of Admission : February 2018

Application Deadline: December 31st 2017

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) 2018

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