Open call to apply for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) to Young Nigerians who are interested to pursue training and fellowship program, interested and eligible candidates can apply before deadline through http://www.cyfinigeria.org/………..
Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) 2019, the program is aimed at offering mentorship, networking, training and funding opportunities to the young entrepreneurs of Nigeria in social innovation projects, the main aim of the projects is to develop the selected group into ethical and impact leaders the applicants are selected based on their passion, skill, experience, strategic thinking and vision necessary to implement their own innovative and impactful projects, candidates are called for an interview that are to be took place in US Consulate, Lagos, Nigeria, the fellows are expected to complete their projects within the due time, CYFI Board of Directors award the candidates on the innovative ideas and creative thinking they exhibit during the interview.
About the award
|Name of the Scholarship||Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI)|
|Number of Scholarships||limited|
|Education Qualification||not specified|
|Name of Origination||An Initiative of the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos|
Carrington is offering fellowships to the entrepreneurs of Nigeria in social innovation projects.
Value of award
The selected fellows are offered to implement concrete, youth-oriented solutions to issues that concern the applicant, access U.S. Government resources and contacts the attention of American and Nigerian leaders in the public and private sectors, and work alongside talented and motivated peers with diverse backgrounds, but similar visions that helps them to participate in CYFI Alumni Program.
Eligibility criteria for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) 2019
To be eligible to apply for the fellowship the candidate must have passion to commit to make contribution to their community and country, they should have a set of skills and experience that make their impact, candidates should submit their project based on sound research, uses resources creatively, builds or improves on existing systems, and leverages partnerships with complimentary organizations, applicants should have positive vision towards changing country, applicants are selected based on the interview by the CYFI Board that are to be taken place in U.S. Consulate General in Lagos.
Applicants should be the permanent citizens of Nigeria with all necessary criteria are eligible to apply for the fellowship.
Application procedure to apply for Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) 2019
To be eligible to apply for the fellowship the applicant should provide biological information and are also required to complete hypothetical scenario, all fields in the form are required, candidates are required to save the application and return to it at a later time, incomplete applications and late applications will not be considered, candidate should priorly start the application, proceed to fill the form, where the candidates are asked to submit the applications without delay.
Last date to apply for the fellowship will be in December 31, 2018, and the candidates are called for interviews in February, 2019, interested and eligible candidates can apply before deadline, for further information please visit official website at http://www.cyfinigeria.org/……….