Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme 2022

Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme 2022 | About, Benefits and How to Apply

Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme | About, Benefits and How to Apply 2022 ; The Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme (NJFP) is a youth empowerment partnership effort launched by the Federal Government of Nigeria and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help Nigerian graduates find work. This project, which began on August 31, 2021, aims to provide 20,000 bright Nigerian graduates with local job opportunities that allow them to utilize their skills while also providing them with first-rate practical knowledge and other critical skills.

Unlike other programmes and initiatives, the Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme does not demand any sort of advanced requirement. This programme rather invites qualified applicants to experience a world full of many opportunities without tainting the history of the organisations that play host to successful Fellows. As said on the official website, “The programme will serve all of Nigeria – from North to South and East to West – ensuring that the youth and organisations from all corners of the country can participate. “

Eligibility for Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme

To be an eligible fellow, you must satisfy the following criteria:

  • The applicant must be a Nigerian citizen
  • The applicant must have recently graduated (Bachelor’s Degree) from any institution and graduate not earlier than 2017.
  • The applicant must graduate with at least a Second Class Lower (2.2) and above. 
  • The applicant must be at most 30 years.
  • The applicant must not be currently employed. 
  • The applicant must have completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) or have a certificate of exemption from the NYSC.
  • The applicant must demonstrate interest or commitment in his or her chosen career path.
  • The applicant must demonstrate interest or commitment to contributing to Nigeria’s socio-economic development. 
  • The applicant must have excellent time management and a professional attitude. 
  • The applicant must have good verbal and written communication skills. 

What are the benefits of NJFP?

This programme like all other programmes has many benefits which both the candidates and organisations can derive. Here are the benefits of joining the NJFP initiative.

  • The applicant has no issues with cost as the NJFP has every cost covered. 
  • There is increased productivity as the organizations have access to a great variety of highly qualified candidates blessed with magnificent skills which increase productivity. 
  • It increases the brand image of the organization as the candidates under the organization contribute immensely towards creating a positive image of the organization.  
  • Joining the NJFP network grants you the opportunity to work with a wide range of people who are very experienced and passionate about their work.
  • There is access to a national platform for discussions on education, employment and important industry policy issues.

In addition, the NJFP provides three (3) broad areas of possible engagement for employers in the public and private sectors. Note that these areas are mutually whole and organizations are welcome to engage as partners in more than one area. These options are:

  • The organisations within the NJFP provide Fellows with a fully-funded placement opportunity for a year.
  • The organisations contribute professional guidance and expertise as well as skill enhancement through coaching, mentoring and e-learning opportunities to the Fellows.
  • The organisations provide financial support in any form to the programme 

How To Apply for Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme 2022

To apply for NJFP fellows, follow the steps below:

  • Visit the official Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme portal at https://www.njfp.ng/apply
  • Enter your first and last name
  • Enter your email address and password
  • Confirm password
  • Click on Register

To apply for NJFP host organization, follow the steps below:

  • Visit the official Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme portal at https://www.njfp.ng/apply
  • Click on Organizations
  • Select Business type/sector
  • Enter first and last name of the account holder
  • Enter your email address and password
  • Click on Register

You will receive a notification regarding the next phase of the application process via your registered email address after completing the application form. If you don’t receive an email, check your Spam/Junk folder to see if it was delivered there.

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