Launched 31st of August 2021, the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP) is a youth empowerment partnership initiative between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Application Deadline:20 October 2021 – Click here to apply
Rising unemployment and the COVID-19 pandemic are all impacting the ability of young Nigerians to find work. The programme seeks to connect talented graduates with local job opportunities that apply their expertise while equipping them with world-class practical knowledge and relevant skills.
Must be a Nigerian citizen.
Be a fresh graduate (Bachelor’s Degree) from any discipline and graduated not earlier than 2017.
Graduate with at least a Second Class Lower (2.2) and above.
Be at most 30 years old.
Not currently engaged in any employment.
Have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) OR have a certificate of exemption from the NYSC.
Demonstrate interest/commitment in chosen career field.
Demonstrate interest/commitment to contributing to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
Fellows will be matched with host organisations based on their interests as well as those aligned to the organisation
They will receive a monthly stipend from NJFP
3 clear pathways are available for the Jubilee Fellow at the end of their active engagement in the fellowship:
High performing Jubilee Fellows may go on to be retained by their respective host organisations.
Fellows with interest in entrepreneurship would have garnered sufficient skills and knowledge on the job which will be invaluable as they pursue other opportunities
With newly acquired on-the-job skills & competencies, experience. exposure and a formidable alumni network which can be leveraged, fellows are better positioned and equipped to compete and access future jobs and employment opportunities.