2022 CYFI Fellowship Applications for Nigerian Mid-Level Professionals  – Nigerian graduates with a track record of academic excellence, vigor, and optimism are currently welcome to participate fully in the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI).


For entry-level to mid-level professionals, the Carrington Fellowship program is a 12-month professional development course based in the community. Fellows expand their networks, learn fundamental leadership, communication, and program management skills, and receive mentoring.

Fellowship Sponsor(s): Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative

Host Institution(s): CYFI,

Fellowship Worth: Funded

Number of Awards: Several

Study Level: Bachelor degree or Higher Diploma

Nationality: Nigerians

DETAILS | CYFI Fellowship for Nigerian Mid-Level Professionals

The Fellowship is an unparalleled opportunity to:

  • Participate in a year-long professional development program
  • Strengthen your work through new connections, skills and ideas
  • Get mentored by experienced Nigerians and Americans
  • Join the U.S. Consulate General network in Nigeria 

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for CYFI Fellowship Applications for Nigerian Mid-Level Professionals, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:

  • Are between the ages of 21 and 35 on or before the application deadline;
  • Are Nigerians who live in Lagos, Ogun, and Oyo States;
  • Are proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English;
  • Are not alumni of the Carrington Fellowship.
  • Are available to participate in the one-year long program in Lagos, Nigeria.
  • A proven record of leadership in your community
  • A demonstrated commitment to public or community service, volunteerism, or mentorship;
  • The ability to work cooperatively in diverse groups and to respect the opinions of others;
  • Strong social and communication skills;
  • An energetic, positive attitude;

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible applicants for CYFI Fellowship Applications for Nigerian Mid-Level Professionals should apply online by creating an account for registration and application.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2022