TransparencIT Civic Changemakers 2023 Fellowship Programme
TransparencIT is pleased to provide the Civic Changemakers Fellowship program, designed for passionate individuals who are actively engaged in their communities. This program aims to support these community champions in creating and expanding innovative initiatives that promote transformative civic engagement, enhance governance, and advance social justice within their localities.
The primary goal of the program is to enhance the civic sphere and create meaningful change within our communities. It aims to achieve this by cultivating the knowledge, skills, values, and motivation of the changemakers, enabling them to foster and implement solutions driven by citizen participation. The program has been specifically crafted to generate a positive impact aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Its core elements encompass various aspects, including experiential learning, leadership development, inclusion, innovation, and management frameworks, all running in parallel.
The Civic Changemakers Fellowship program is a comprehensive civic innovation and governance training initiative designed to empower community champions who are currently addressing or aspiring to address civic and governance challenges. This program aims to equip participants with the necessary skills, knowledge, and resources to effectively tackle and solve these issues.
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Fellowship Sponsor(s): TransparencIT, Nigeria
Host Institution(s): Across Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions
Fellowship Worth: Funded
Number of Awards: Several
Study Level: Undergraduates, Masters & PhD
Requirement and Eligibility Criteria for the TransparencIT Civic Changemakers Fellowship:
- Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application.
- Applicants must be Citizens and residents of Nigeria at the time of the programme.
- Applications must be 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.
Benefits for the TransparencIT Civic Changemakers Fellowship:
- 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.
- Demonstrated commitment to community service or volunteerism on issues of inequality and social justice.
- Demonstrated interest in developing leadership capacities and civic solutions.
- Ability to work with diverse groups cooperatively.
- Strong social and problem-solving skills.
Application Procedures for the TransparencIT Civic Changemakers Fellowship (How to Apply):
To be considered for the Civic Changemakers Fellowship program, kindly complete and submit the application form before the specified deadline in June. The application process entails writing concise essays that highlight the specific inequality and social justice issues you are actively addressing or seeking to tackle.
Application Deadline: June 30, 2023
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