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2016 Rise Network/Ford Foundation Nigerian Student Leaders Program

About 2016 Rise Network/Ford Foundation Nigerian Student Leaders Program

Application is currently ongoing for the 2016 Rise Network/Ford Foundation Nigerian Student Leaders Program.

Are you a Nigerian Student actively-involved in Campus Politics in your Tertiary Institution and currently holds an elected position within your School? Well, we’re already planning for your future in Political Leadership and Public Service.

A large number of current Political Leaders in Nigeria have antecedents of Student Politics in their School days.

We recognize the place of preparation and performance in institutionalizing Excellence in Public Service and Governance hence this is a Pilot to kick start the process of training and accountability for their possible successors.

Application Deadline

December 7, 2016


This is a fully paid, intensive, week-long, knowledge-based boot camp that will provide trainings by reputable thought leaders in the social, private and public sectors through interactive learning experiences and cased based practical teaching that highlight the leadership challenges of Nigeria and the possible solutions that a new generation can institutionalize in the long run.

Content will cover a broad range of Public Administration, Policy and Political Perspectives.

Eligibility Criteria

If you’re part of the leadership of your School’s Students’ Union Government, Faculty Executive Council, Departmental Association’s Executive Council and Hall of Residence Executive Council, then you definitely qualify for this program. Both male and female are welcome and we strongly recommend that Female Student Leaders should apply.

How to Apply

You can either be nominated by yourself or another student in your school. Visit http://risenetworks.org/nslp2 to apply and upload your Manifesto of not more than 100 words stating specific actions you will take to change the lives of the citizens in your locality, constituency, Senatorial District, State or Country when you are elected into Public Office. Your Manifesto must be focused and actionable. Upon selection, Fellows must be willing and ready to attend and complete the all modules and sessions in the boot camp throughout its entire duration.


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