LEAP Africa’s Social Innovators Programme 2016/2017

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The Social Innovators Programme (SIP) supports youth between 18 and 35 years, whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria.

Selected Fellows get a chance to join IYF’s global YouthActionNet® community of over 1,100 young social innovators being supported by 21 national and regional institutes like the Social Innovators Programme (SIP) in 21 countries, across 5 continents.

The Fellowship connects  outstanding change agents to training, funding, and professional network support required to strengthen their existing initiatives and enhance their impact and sustainability.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

Intending applicants must meet the following entry requirement to be considered for the SIP Fellowship:

  • Applicants must be Nigerians  resident in Nigeria
  • Applicants must be between ages 18 – 35 years
  • Applicants must be Initiators/ Cofounders of the named project/venture/enterprise/ Foundation
  • Social enterprise must be creative, innovative & replicable
  • Social enterprise must be contributing positively to impact local communities and lives of Nigerians in different sectors (E.g Health, Agriculture, Education, ICT etc.)
  • Applicants must be Able to show proof of work done and impact beyond 12 months prior to date of application for the awards. (Initiative must be a minimum of two year in existence)
  • Applicants must establish commitment to sustaining the initiative beyond Fellowship year

The Social Innovators Programme is managed by LEAP Africa, with partnership support from the International Youth Foundation YouthActionNet® programme.

Apply Now for the LEAP Africa’s Social Innovators Programme 2016/2017

For More Information:

Visit LEAP Social Innovators Programme Website

 

Application Deadline: Thursday, June 30 2016. 

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