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Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP) for young Nigerian graduates – 2021

The Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP), which began on August 31, 2021, is a youth empowerment partnership initiative between the Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

The COVID-19 pandemic, rising unemployment, and the COVID-19 pandemic are all affecting young Nigerians’ ability to find work.

The program aims to match talented graduates with local job opportunities that utilize their skills while also providing them with world-class practical knowledge and skills.

The worth of Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme

The Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Program prepares the next generation of young leaders to lead the country’s growth by providing them with the tools they need to succeed now.

Other programs and initiatives tend to demand applicants to meet some sort of advanced criterion or lower the entry bar in terms of the types of opportunities accessible. NJFP achieves the exact opposite, accepting talented applicants on an equal footing without jeopardizing the reputation of the organizations that will host successful Fellows.

Fellows will be matched with host organizations based on their personal interests as well as those that are aligned with the organization’s goals:

  • NJFP will pay them a stipend on a monthly basis.
  • At the conclusion of their active participation in the fellowship, the Jubilee Fellow has three clear options:
    Jubilee Fellows with exceptional performance may be retained by their host organizations.
  • Fellows who are interested in entrepreneurship will have gained valuable skills and knowledge on the job that will help them pursue other opportunities.

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The requirements for Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme

  1. A Nigerian national is required.
  2. You must be a recent (Bachelor’s Degree) graduate from any discipline who graduated no earlier than 2017.
  3. Graduation with a Second Class Lower (2.2) or higher is required.
  4. You must be at least 30 years old.
  5. There are no jobs available right now.
  6. Have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) or have a certificate of exemption.
  7. Demonstrate interest in and commitment to the field of your choice.
  8. Demonstrate an interest in and willingness to contribute to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
  9. Have good time management skills and a professional demeanour.
  10. Have excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.

Eligible Country

  • Nigeria

How to apply for the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme

To apply for the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme kindly visit their official webpage for more information

Application deadline

20 October 2021.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme

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