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LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme 2021 for Undergraduate Nigerian Students

LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme 2021: LEAP Africa invites passionate Nigerian undergraduates between the ages of 18 – 29 years to apply for its Youth Leadership Programme (YLP). 

Application Deadline: 24th November 2021

About the LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme: 4-month Leadership programme for young Nigerian undergraduates aged 18 – 30years which aims to equip and empower them with the skills, knowledge and resources required to become transformative leaders and active citizens who will drive sustainable development in their communities.

The objective of the YLP is to empower young people with leadership skills to be socially active citizens and with tools to develop change projects in their communities in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The programme will include intensive training, mentoring, coaching that inspires action on social problems and the SDGs through the power of skills, active citizenship, leadership and social entrepreneurship.

Your YLP Journey is in Six (6) stages and runs for Four months (November 2021 – February 2022)

Stage 1
Application

Application by filling the registration form below

Stage 2
Online Training

All Applicants are on boarded onto the LEAP Africa Learning Management System for three weeks to interact with the Self-paced Courses that form the YLP Curriculu

Stage 3
Virtual Community of Practic

Participants are integrated into a Virtual Community where learning resources, programme updates and other development opportunities will be shared. Participants are also encouraged to interact with one another, promoting collaboration & knowledge sharing.

Stage 4
Screening & Mentorship

Applicants will be screened based on Course completion rates. Only Applicants that have completed all modules will be allowed to be a part of the Live Mentorship Sessions

Stage 5
Change Project Pitch & Implementatio

Applicants will be asked to form teams of 5 persons each. Note that teams can only be formed with individuals that registered for the YLP and completed the Online Training. These teams will go ahead to pitch their innovative ideas to tackle social issues. These ideas must align with the Sustainable Development Goals. Selected teams will be supported with subgrants to carry out Change Projects

Stage 6
Programme Wrap Up

Participants/Teams will be evaluated and recognized for work done for four months of the Youth Leadership Programme. Finally, successful participants are inducted into LEAP Africa’s Network of successful alumni who are thought-leaders and professionals across different spheres

Type: Training

Eligibility:

– A male or female Undergraduate in a tertiary institution in Nigeria
– Aged 18 – 30 years of age
– Committed to attending the online training and is available for mentoring
– Passionate about community development & improving the lives of others
– Familiar with the SDGs and eager to learn more about them
– Interested in volunteerism & other forms of active citizenship
– Eager to understand Civic Education, Politics and Governance in Nigeria

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

To be Taken at (Country): Nigeria

Number of Awards: 20 teams will be selected to officially join the programme.

Value of LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme: The programme will include intensive training, mentoring, coaching that inspires action on social problems and the SDGs through the power of skills, active citizenship, leadership and social entrepreneurship.

How to Apply for LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme: Apply below

  • It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.
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