To get selected in this years’ LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme there are some certain requirements you need to meet.
We will be looking at some of those requirements in this article. Before we continue please note that the application process is free for all. You are advised not to pay a dime to anyone to secure your slot.
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About the Programme
LEAP Africa invites passionate Nigerian undergraduates between the ages of 18 – 29 years to apply for its Youth Leadership Programme (YLP). The objective of the YLP is to empower young people with leadership skills to be socially active citizens and with tools to develop change projects in their communities in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The programme will include intensive training, mentoring, coaching that inspires action on social problems and the SDGs through the power of skills, active citizenship, leadership, and social entrepreneurship.
Over the years, the Youth Leadership Programme, one of LEAP’s flagship programme has inspired and transformed over 3,000 youth who have in turn impacted over 8000 people through community change projects. More than 60% of the YLP alumni network is advocating for good governance, started social enterprises, and making powerful contributions across the nation.
Eligibility/Requirements for LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme
- A team of 3-5 people
- 18-29 years of age
- Committed to attending online training and available for mentoring
- ONLY higher institutions students across Nigeria should apply.
- Team members can be from different higher institutions.
How can you apply for LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Programme
- Step 1
Form a team
Form a team of 3 to 5 people who share the same vision, drive and commitment towards social problems and choose a team leader.
- Step 2
Apply and Share your challenge
Introduce your team and share your social challenge and why your team should be selected in a 2-minute video. Upload the video on YouTube or Google Drive and include the link in your online application
- Step 3
Submit your application
Apply using the link to the application form. The team leader is required to fill out the application form on behalf of the team. Please ensure all team members are interested in and committed to the overall goal and objective of the programme.
- Step 4
Teams will be selected
20 teams will be selected to officially join the programme.
- Step 5
The programme will kick off in July 2020
For More Information, visit http://www.leapafrica.org/ylp/
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