Applications are currently open for the SUSO Program for Youth Activists for Social Change in Nigeria in 2021.
Speak Up, Stand Out- The SUSO Program aims to empower young people with media and information knowledge and grassroots mobilization skills to participate meaningfully in the socio-political development of their communities by maximizing digital platforms for social mobilization, amplifying youth voices, and developing people-led campaigns on issues that affect youth and influencing policies that affect youth.
The project will empower 20 Activists with the knowledge, skills, and resources to organize activism to challenge issues affecting youth, develop innovative ways to engage other young people and social actors to campaign and drive social change. Each Activist will create a mini-project with the support of 25 Advocates within 13 months.
Worth of Award
- Training and Support on youth activism, youth mobilization, media and information literacy, etc.
- Opportunity to lead a funded project with support and resources to help you achieve success.
- Opportunity to achieve your dream of creating meaningful social change in Nigeria with a team of passionate young people.
- Monthly stipend and opportunity to travel within Nigeria.
An ideal fellow should fit the profile outlined below;
- be available to participate in the program activities, including the implementation of community projects within the duration of the program.
- show leadership potentials and work and interact with other young people across different cities.
- be residents in any of these three Nigerian states; Abuja, Lagos, or Enugu.
- Applicants can be students, initiators of a socially focused organization, or freelancers, but must commit at least 20 hours per week to the program.
- They can be young men or women between 18 and 35 years who are passionate about any of these thematic areas of the Program; Education, Employment, Governance, Peace, and Security.
How to Apply
All applications for the SUSO Program for Youth Activists for Social Change should be made online via the official website.
Deadline: The application deadline is 11:59 pm, September 26th, 2021.