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Entrepreneurs Fellowship: Carrington Youth Fellowship (CYFI) 2023 Entrepreneurship Program for Students

Carrington Youth Entrepreneurship Fellowship (CYFI)

Applications are being accepted from suitably qualified applicants for the Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative Entrepreneurship Program 2023, which aims to provide student entrepreneurs in tertiary institutions with the skills, knowledge, and network they need to adapt to a changing business environment, innovate, and scale their businesses in order to promote youth employment and economic growth.

About CYFI

The Carrington Youth Fellowship Initiative, or CYFI, is a vibrant youth-based organization started by the United States Consulate General in Lagos in 2011. The program’s goal is to provide our members and young Nigerians with proactive involvement, training, cooperation, and networking opportunities that promote career growth, organization building, and active citizenship.

Brief Program Details

Sponsor(s): CYFI

Type: Entrepreneurship

Benefits: Training | Networking | Empowerment

Location: Lagos

Eligible Country: Nigeria

Application Deadline: 30 June 2023

Full Benefits of the CYFI Program

  • Develop relevant knowledge and skills for business growth and success
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to business support services and communities
  • Mentorship from seasoned industry-specific business professionals
  • Pitching opportunity to raise investment for your business

Eligibility Requirement for CYFI

Applicants must be a/an:

  • Students in tertiary institutions
  • Not more than 18 – 35 years
  • Available to commit 3-4 hours weekly to the program from August to November
  • Available to students in tertiary institutions in Lagos State only

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Program Timeline

Timeline for the application process to be completed:

  • June 16: Application Opens
  • June 30: Applications Closes
  • July 14: Semi-finalists Notified
  • July 28: Finalists Notified
  • August 2023: Program Commences
  • November 2023: Pitch/Demo Day

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified candidates should visit the application page via the Apply Button below.

Click Here to Apply

Visit the CYFI Official Website for More Information


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