Kaduna State Government Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020 for young Nigerians (Fully Funded)

Kashim Ibrahim Comunhão 2018

Prazo de inscrição: março 20 2019

Em agosto 2018, o Governo do Estado de Kaduna welcomed the inaugural class of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme. Following a rigorous selection process, 16 Fellows from all over Nigeria are participating in the one-year Fellowship.

The Programme’s objective is to develop and nurture leadership ability across Nigeria, with specific focus on the promising leaders of the future. The one-year programme aims to create a network of high potential young Nigerians who are expected to rise to top leadership positions in the public sector and other spheres of activity over the next decade. The overall mission of the non-partisan programme, as envisioned by Governor Nasir el-Rufai, is in his words, “para elevar a próxima geração de líderes que provavelmente serão absorvidos pelo setor público nigeriano, tendo uma experiência em primeira mão de seus trabalhos e desafios".

The Governing Board of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship Programme is pleased to announce that the selection process for the second set of fellows has begun. Applications are hereby invited from candidates interested in being considered for the 2019/2020 class of Fellows.

Requisitos de elegibilidade:

To be eligible as a 2019/2020 Kashim Ibrahim Fellow, applicants must show some level of public interest orientation

Selection Criteria Include:

  • Diversity: The programme will admit twenty-four (24) Fellows representing diverse ethnic, religious, and gender backgrounds, with varied educational and economic environments; working from all angles and with different perspectives to strengthen their communities and civic life.
  • An established record of self-discipline, punctuality, dedication, respect, confidentiality and integrity as Fellows MUST embody the change they wish to see in the society.
  • Commitment to engaging in crucial issues and to making a difference at the national level.
  • Promessa de uma futura carreira de liderança e impacto notável.
  • Capacidade especial de pensamento crítico, criativo, empreendedor e estratégico.
  • Commitment to a rigorous programme of activities and to full-time residence in Kaduna for the ENTIRE duration of the programme.
  • Bolsas de estudo estão disponíveis para indivíduos que estão trabalhando para resolver importantes problemas públicos de maneiras criativas e poderosas.
  • Proficiência em inglês: Os bolsistas devem ser fluentes em inglês falado e escrito, pois todos os programas serão conduzidos em inglês.
  • Os candidatos devem ser cidadãos nigerianos entre 25 e 35 anos de idade.
  • Have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate degree programme from a recognised University and have completed the National Youth Service Corp programme.

Pacote de compensação

  • A salary and benefits equivalent to that of Special Assistant to the Governor from the Ministry, Department or Agency for which Fellows work.
  • Accommodation: Boarding (and breakfast) in a nicely furnished one-bedroom apartment for the duration of the programme.

O Programa Kashim Ibrahim Fellows compreende quatro componentes, a saber:

  1. Estágio

Engagement in the work of Kaduna State Government lies at the heart of a Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship. Work assignments can offer unparalleled experience working with senior administration officials on ever changing issues and challenges. Fellows will spend a year as full-time, paid assistants to senior Government House Staff, Cabinet members and other top-ranking government officials in State Departments and Agencies.

  1. Atribuições de trabalho: Fellows responsibilities would range from supporting public service delivery, interagency meetings and designing and implementing state government policies, to drafting speeches for government principals to representing their agencies outside Kaduna State. Fellows’ assignments demand a capacity for quick learning and a willingness to work hard, often on issues outside of their area of expertise. Job assignments are made at the commencement of the Programme during “Placement Week”.
  2. Remuneração: Fellows will receive salary and benefits equivalent to that of a Special Assistant to the Governor from the Ministry, Department or Agency for which they work. Kashim Ibrahim Fellows cannot receive compensation from any other source during their year of government service. Additionally, accommodation will be provided throughout the course of the programme.
  3. Programa de Educação

O Programa de Educação obrigatório serve como um aspecto importante da Irmandade, pois pretende aumentar e melhorar a experiência de estágio. Espera-se que os bolsistas realizem plenamente o Programa de Educação, que incluiria séries de palestrantes, viagens de política interna, uma viagem política internacional e seminários trimestrais do Instituto Aspen. Durante este processo, mantém-se um equilíbrio entre desenvolvimento pessoal, auto-reflexão e o contexto nigeriano de liderança. Os valores e a ética da liderança também formam um componente importante da experiência de aprendizado.

3. Serviço comunitário

Community service is a key component of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme. Fellows have a strong legacy of service to their communities and participate in community service projects throughout their year in Kaduna Metropolis. Fellows will be expected to pursue projects to assist the urban poor with solid waste management and recycling systems, volunteer teaching, mentoring secondary school students, assisting Nigerian Legion members, or participating in the clean-up of local schools.

4. Fellowship

Perhaps the most enriching component of the programme is class fellowship, which often results in enduring friendships and collaborative ventures. Alumni will convene at yearly meetings in Kaduna hosted by the Governor, to eagerly welcome new Fellows into what we hope would be one of the most prestigious networks of professionals and leaders in the state and our nation.

Processo de aplicação:

  • Please note that application for admission to the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship Programme is entirely an online process. There are no paper forms to complete. To apply, please register on https://kashimibrahimfellows.com/register.php
  • There is no application fee or any cost to apply.
  • Antes do prazo de 20th Março 2019, you may work on your application at any time and submit it when you are ready. After creating an account and accessing the online application, you can upload materials and request your letters of recommendation.
  • Applicants are required to submit a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages), an essay (word document of Máximo de palavras 1000), and two letters of recommendation. The essay topic is “Managing Diversity and Fault Lines in Nigeria".
  • An important part of the application is the essay where you have the opportunity to demonstrate what you have accomplished and what your goals are for the future as we want to see people who have had a track record of imbibing change and are looking forward to making change as they move forward.
  • The most important criterion is to have a real commitment to put your new leadership skills into use to benefit your community, State and Nigeria upon the successful completion of the programme.

Apply Now for the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020

Para maiores informações:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Kashim Ibrahim Fellows Programme 2019/2020



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