Jubilee Fellows Programme (JFP) for Nigerians/ How to Apply

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Empowering Nigerian graduates with opportunities.  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).

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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. It does not matter if you have no job experience!

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Criteria

  • Must be a Nigerian citizen.
  • Be a fresh graduate (Bachelor’s Degree) from any discipline and graduate no earlier than 2017.
  • 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 the chosen career field.
  • Demonstrate interest/commitment to contributing to Nigeria’s socio-economic development.
  • Have excellent time management and a professional attitude.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits for Fellows of the Jubilee Fellows Programme 2021

We are challenging the narrative that world-class opportunities only exist outside our borders. The Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme equips the next generation of young leaders who are poised to steer the course of national development by giving them the tools they need to succeed, today.

Other programmes and initiatives tend to require some sort of advanced requirement from applicants or lower the entry bar in terms of the kind of opportunities that are available. NJFP does the opposite, by inviting qualified applicants across a level playing field without compromising the pedigree of organisations that will play host to successful Fellows.

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  • 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:
    1. High performing Jubilee Fellows may go on to be retained by their respective host organisations.
    2. Fellows with an interest in entrepreneurship would have garnered sufficient skills and knowledge on the job which will be invaluable as they pursue other opportunities
    3. 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.

How to Apply for Jubilee Fellows Programme

Jubilee Fellows Programme opens on the 6th of September 2021

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Deadline: 20th of October 2021

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