The United States Consulate General, Lagos in 2011 launched a dynamic youth engagement initiative known as Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative (CYFI) as a way of bringing together and empowering some of the brightest Nigerian youths who have brilliant ideas and passion for social change.
The initiative is named after the former US Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter C. Carrington who till date is seen as one of the most respected American diplomat.
Several social projects have been funded and successfully implemented by different sets of Fellows since 2011 till date. The fellowship program open application on a yearly basis for interested candidates to either as individual or group.
To know more about the application requirements and view reports of projects by past and present CYFI Fellows, click on this link:
Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative 2014
Application for the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative 2014 closes in January.
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