The Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship (KIF) is a one-year non-partisan leadership training program for young Nigerians between the age of 25-35 years.
Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship for Young Leaders in Nigeria (Funded) Advertisement
- Position(s): Several
- Applications closing Date: March 14, 2022
- Vacancy Type: Permanent/Temporary.
- Company Name: Kashim Ibrahim
The one-year Fellowship 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.
Established in 2018, KIF is an initiative of the Kaduna State Government (KDSG). The Fellowship is named after Sir Kashim Ibrahim, the first post-independence Governor of the Northern Region (1962-1966) who was known for his passion for education and selfless leadership which he demonstrated not only as Governor, but also as a Minister at various times.
- The successful applicant will receive salary and benefits equivalent to that of Special Assistant to the Governor.
- Accommodation: Boarding (and breakfast) is provided in a nicely furnished one-bedroom flat for the duration of the Fellowship.
- Open to young Nigerians;
- Applicants should be between the age of 25-35 years;
- Be a graduate from an accredited University;
- Must have completed NYSC.
How to Apply
Please note that application for admission to the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship is entirely an online process. There are no paper forms to complete, there is no application fee or any cost to apply.
Applicants are required to write an essay based on the relevant essay topic (1000 words maximum), submit a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3 pages), and details of two (2) referees.
An important part of the application is the Personal Statement where you have the opportunity to demonstrate what you have accomplished and what your goals are for the future, as they want to see people who have had a track record of imbibing change and are looking forward to making change as they move forward.
For more information, visit Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship.