The Bridge Program 2021 Fellowship for Young Nigerians – Apply Now

The Bridge Program 2021

Applications for The Bridge Program 2021 cohort is now open for young Nigerians to apply and become a fellow. This is a rare opportunity for the brightest young minds across Nigeria to join a network of leaders and entrepreneurs.

Are you an aspiring young leader seeking an opportunity to solve problems, think different,ly and hone your career skills? Apply now to become one of The Bridge Program 2021 fellows.

See Also: Lagos Begins Recruitment For The Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (LAP)

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About The Bridge Program 2021

The Bridge Program is a highly selective fellowship that commences with a four-week development intensive camp. Then, followed by a lifetime of learning, strong support, and access to opportunities throughout a fellow’s leadership journey.

The Bridge Program was launched in 2014. And, since then, it has become highly sought after by University Students across Nigeria. Currently, there are over 100 fellows in the network who have significantly benefited from their interactions with world-class trainers; professionals; market leaders; employment & internship opportunities, and mentoring.

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2021 Fellowship Eligibility

For year 2021, The Bridge program seeks to recruit some of the brightest and innovative minds to join her fellowship and network.

To fit in, you should meet the following criteria;

  1. Be a current university student (exceptions are made for outstanding post-secondary school students)
  2. Have, at least, 2 years left in your tertiary education studies
  3. Be available to attend a residential Bootcamp in Lagos next summer
  4. Have demonstrated a keen interest in their personal growth and that of your community
  5. Show a tendency of leadership, innovation, and entrepreneurial thinking.

See Also: Future Of Work Africa 2021 For Startups In Sub-Saharan Africa

How It Works

By December 2021, The Bridge Program will select 50 applicants to go through the phases of development into becoming Bridge Fellows at an organized induction and career fair.

These 50 finalists will have access to Bridge’s network of young innovative minds spread across the world from Lagos to San Francisco. Fellows will receive professional mentorship that will support career decisions and growth trajectory. Also, as a Fellow, you will have access to a network of professionals across diverse fields who provide internship opportunities, seed funding, and employment opportunities.

See Also: Science And Technology Innovation Challenge (STIC) 2020 For Nigerian Students

Then, upon admission, every cohort member gets an automatic 30% financial aid in fees support. Hence, selected applicants have to pay the 50% balance of 150,000 (Naira). However, TBP will offer financial assistance to exceptional candidates who are unable to afford the full program fee.

See Also: FG/TiimAfrica Project Grow 100 For Nigerians ($5,000 Grant)

The final deadline to register for The Bridge program 2021 is December 15, 2020. Are you a good fit for this program? Then, apply now using this link; http://theafarainitiative.org/thebridgeprogram/

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