The Abuja Global Shapers Hub (Abuja Hub) is made up of exceptionally talented and diverse young Nigerians who are exceptional and have achieved great strides in fields ranging from agriculture to developmental economics, transportation, foreign service, politics, law, innovative technology, renewable energy, sports etc. As a Hub we have launched several initiatives that have affected millions of lives in Abuja and across several states in Nigeria.
Applications are invited from qualified candidates for the program below:
Title: Emerging Leaders Program – 4th Edition
Programme Details and Link
The ELP programme is a project in partnership with Selfless for Africa Inc. which seeks to give grants to young people in Tertiary Institutions across Nigeria to embark on projects that show exemplary leadership and address a prevalent problem in the community. The students are required to form a team of 3 to 5 students and undertake a community focused project. The aim is to provide young teams with sufficient funds in order to fix a problem with sustainable solutions.
About the Award
This is a community service award scheme sponsored by Selfless for Africa Inc and supported by the World Economic Forum Abuja Global Shapers. It will be focused on developing young people in our communities and exposing them to community development initiatives.
This is a volunteering and community service initiative for tertiary institution students across Nigeria.The students are required to form a team of 3 to 5 and undertake a community focused project. The aim is to provide young teams with sufficient funds in order to fix a problem with sustainable solutions.
The scheme will encourage the youth of Nigeria to believe in themselves and cultivate the act of volunteerism, community service and patriotism. The teams from various tertiary institutions are expected to choose a deprived community in Nigeria, identify a project that can be implemented to benefit the community at large and present a proposal focused on developing/empowering people within that community.
- First Position: Winning team to receive a sum of NGN 1,100.000 as project implementation funds and stipend
- Second Position: Showcase of groups efforts across sponsors communication channels (websites, fund raising events etc)
- Third Position: Access to wide range of mentors from the Abuja Global Shapers network and Selfless for Africa Inc.
Deadline: 9th April, 2018.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Fill Application Form
- Firstly, identify a community in Nigeria that needs support
- Then click on the link above to fill the application form online.