[Apply Now] 2022 Civic Changemaker Fellowship Programme for Young Nigerians

The TransparencIT organization has called for applications for its 2022 Civic Change Maker Fellowship Programme for young change-makers in Nigeria. The sole objective of the programme is to make a difference in the lives of our communities by developing the combination of knowledge, skills, values, and motivation of the changemakers to foster and implement citizens driven solutions.

About the Programme

Every year, TransparencIT selects and invites ten (10) active community champions to develop and scale solutions for disrupting civic participation and improving governance and social justice in their communities. For three (3) months, the Changemakers learn through engagement, training, group work and networking to advance their activities and projects.

The Civic Changemakers Fellowship Programme is a civic innovation and governance training aimed at empowering community champions who are working or have the ambition to work on solving civic and governance challenges. The programme was designed to create a positive impact using the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Host Organization: TransparencIT
Degree Category: Fellowship/Training
Eligible Country: Nigerians
Application Closing Date: 30th June 2022

Programme Timeline

  • Selected applicants will be notified in July and August.
  • Orientation and training will commence in September.
  • The civic leadership retreat will hold in December.


The emerging changemakers will:

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  • Take part in interactions with global experts on equity and social justice.
  • Receive professional development, mentoring, and networking opportunities in addition to peer group learning.
  • Receive support to build and advance solutions around governance challenges and customized programming from TransparencIT and affiliate partners.
  • Learn how to adopt technology in advocacy and leverage it to improve governance

Programme Eligibility

The programme is open to emerging changemakers who are:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application.
  • Citizens and residents of Nigeria at the time of the programme.
  • Passionate about solving social justice and governance challenges in their communities.
  • Available to attend both online and on-site activities of the programme.
  • Proficient in speaking, reading, writing and understanding the English language.
  • Women and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

How To Apply for the 2022 Civic Changemaker Fellowship Programme

To apply for the Changemakers Programme, please complete and submit the application form by June 30. The application requires that you write short essays on the inequality and social justice issues you are addressing. For more information, visit the official announcement page. Click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to apply.



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