Scholarship Spotlight Africa
Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy Fellowship Programme 2022 for young Nigerians
Sunday, 02 Oct 2022 04:10 am
Scholarship Spotlight Africa

Scholarship Spotlight Africa

Application Deadline: June 2nd, 2022

The Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy is a one-year Fellowship programme initiated by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu that will offer life changing, nonpartisan and meritocratic opportunities to young Nigerians who desire to impact their generation. The value of investing in leadership has been well established in all sectors. A rationale for investing in leadership development that is more specific to foundations is that doing so can contribute to the effectiveness of a country to which the foundation is already committed. The Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy is a program that aims to build skills, awareness, and a nuanced perspective among young people to tackle challenges in various fields including the public sector.

The program will offer first-hand experience into the process of governance at a State government level, Fellows will also participate in round table discussions with renowned leaders from both the public and private sectors and partake in domestic and international policy trips. The annual Fellowship is designed to mentor young Nigerians. It will offer bright young Nigerians the chance to support Nigeria’s recovery through inclusive, sustainable and development solutions.


It is required that applicants must:

Benefits and Experience

Fellows will benefit and experience the following


The LJLA Programme will offer non-partisan and meritocratic opportunities. It will combine on-the-job training through shadowing of Lagos State executive council members. There will be gender balance in recruitment of Fellows, 50 percent Female, 50 percent Male. The Academy will attract Fellows from Lagos, Lagos Civil Service and Nigeria as a whole.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy Fellowship Programme 2022