Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship: Call for 2021/2022 Applications

Kaduna State Government invites qualified young persons who are interested in public service and leadership capacity building to apply for the fourth set of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship.


Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship: Call for 2021/2022 Applications

Kaduna State Government introduced its inaugural class of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship in August 2018 with 16 Fellows from all over Nigeria participating in the one-year programme. The Fellowship’s objective is to develop and nurture leadership ability across Nigeria, with a specific focus on the promising leaders of the future.

The one-year Fellowship aims to create a network of high potential young Nigerians who are expected to rise to top leadership positions in the public sector and other spheres of activity over the next decade. The overall mission of the non-partisan programme, as envisioned by Governor Nasir el-Rufai, is in his words, “to raise the next generation of leaders who will most likely be absorbed into the Nigerian public sector having had a first-hand experience of its workings and challenges”.

Application Requirements:

  • Nigerian Age range 25-35 years (MAXIMUM AGE OF 35 WHEN THE FELLOWSHIP ENDS)
  • Graduate from an accredited university
  • Completed NYSC

Application Process:

Please note that application for admission to the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship is entirely an online process.

a) There are no paper forms to complete, there is no application fee or any cost to apply.

b) Prior to the specified deadline, you may work on your application at any time and submit it when you are ready. After creating an account and accessing the online application, you can upload materials and request your letters of recommendation.

c) Applicants are required to submit a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages), an essay (word document of 1000 words maximum), and two letters of recommendation.

d) An important part of the application is the essay where you have the opportunity to demonstrate what you have accomplished and what your goals are for the future as we want to see people who have had a track record of imbibing change and are looking forward to making change as they move forward.

p>e)The most important criterion is to have a real commitment to put your new leadership skills into use to benefit your community, State, and Nigeria upon the successful completion of the Fellowship.

Compensation Package
The salary and benefits are equivalent to that of a Special Assistant to the Governor.

Accommodation: Boarding (and breakfast) is provided in a nicely furnished one-bedroom apartment for the duration of the Fellowship.

How to apply:
Interested Applicants should:

Click here to apply

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