The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, CYFI, is a dynamic youth-based initiative launched in 2011 by the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos. CYFI brings together Nigerian youth of exceptional vision, skills, and experience to design and implement projects that will have a positive impact on Nigerian society. The inspiration for CYFI, former Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, was a champion of civil liberties, democracy, and closer ties between the U.S. and Nigeria. CYFI fellows are committed to putting the ideals of Walter Carrington into practice. The CYFI program is an early to mid-career development program for Nigerian-based young professionals across sectors.
To empower youth in Nigeria to promote civil liberties, good governance, public health, education, and entrepreneurship.
HOW TO APPPLY
1.First you need to sign up if you are eligible. to sign up visit the website and click on Sign up – CYFI Application (carringtonfellows.org)
2.Check your email, for confirmation, and begin to fill your personal profile.
3. Upon Completion, you are now eligible to apply for the fellowship.
The fellowship is open to Nigerian Youths from all sectors, usually early june to july of each year, recently they brokered partnership with Accessbankplc.
more to follow…