Kaduna State Government invites qualified young persons who are interested in
public service and leadership capacity building to apply for the fourth set of
the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship.
Kaduna State Government introduced its inaugural class of the Kashim Ibrahim
Fellowship in August 2018 with 16 Fellows from all over Nigeria participating
in the one-year programme. The Fellowship’s objective is to develop and
nurture leadership ability across Nigeria, with a specific focus on the
promising leaders of the future.
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. The overall mission
of the non-partisan programme, as envisioned by Governor Nasir el-Rufai, is in
his words, “to raise the next generation of leaders who will most likely be
absorbed into the Nigerian public sector having had a first-hand experience of
its workings and challenges”.
- Nigerian Age range 25-35 years (MAXIMUM AGE OF 35 WHEN THE FELLOWSHIP ENDS)
- Graduate from an accredited university
- Completed NYSC
Call For Kaduna State Bursary Scholarship Application 2020-2021
Please note that application for admission to the Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship is
entirely an online process.
a) There are no paper forms to complete, there is no application fee or any
cost to apply.
b) Prior to the specified deadline, 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
c) Applicants are required to submit a Résumé/Curriculum Vitae (maximum 3
pages), an essay (word document of 1000 words maximum), and two letters of
d) 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.
p>e)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 Fellowship.
The salary and benefits are equivalent to
that of a Special Assistant to the Governor.
Accommodation: Boarding (and breakfast) is provided in a nicely
furnished one-bedroom apartment for the duration of the Fellowship.
How to apply:
Interested Applicants should: