Ogun/Oyo State Government 2022 Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI)

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Ogun/Oyo State Government 2022 Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI)

 

The Carrington Fellowship program is a community-based one-year-long professional development program for entry to mid-level professionals. Fellows develop core leadership, communication, and programs management skills, improve their network, and get mentored.

Aim and Benefits of Ogun/Oyo State Government Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI)

The Fellowship is an unparalleled opportunity to:

  • Participate in a year-long professional development program
  • Strengthen your work through new connections, skills, and ideas.
  • Get mentored by experienced Nigerians and Americans
  • Join the U.S. Consulate General network in Nigeria.

 

Requirements for Ogun/Oyo State Government Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) Qualification

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, religion, socioeconomic status, or disability.  The Carrington Fellowship program is open to all Lagos-based Nigerians who meet the following criteria:

  • Are between the ages of 21 and 35 on or before the application deadline;
  • Are Nigerians who live in Lagos, Ogun, and the Oyo States;
  • Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English;
  • Are not alumni of the Carrington Fellowship.
  • Are available to participate in the one-year-long program in Lagos, Nigeria.

 

Interview date, Process and Venue for Ogun/Oyo State Government Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI)

Selection Criteria

The following criteria will be used to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

  • A proven record of leadership in your community
  • A demonstrated commitment to public or community service, volunteerism, or mentorship;
  • The ability to work cooperatively in diverse groups and to respect the opinions of others;
  • Strong social and communication skills;
  • An energetic, positive attitude

Application Timeline

  • July 18 | Application Opens (Oyo/Ogun states)
  • July 30 | Application Closes (Oyo/Ogun states)
  • August 15 | Finalist Announced (Oyo/Ogun/Lagos states)

 

Application Deadline

July 30, 2022

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Oyo State Government on carringtonfellows.org to apply

NOTE: The Carrington Fellowship Executive Board reserve the right to verify all information included in the application. In the event of a discrepancy, or if the information is found to be false, the application will immediately be declared invalid and the applicant ineligible, even when Fellows have been inducted into the program.

For more details,visit CYFI website

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