LEAP Africa Social Innovators Programme (SIP) is calling on young Nigerian entrepreneurs whose ideas and initiatives offer solutions to challenges in local communities across the country.


  • Youth between the ages of 18-35 years, whose ideas and initiatives offer effective solutions to challenges in local communities across Nigeria
  • Initiatives and co-founders of social-focused projects, venture and enterprise, must have their location in Nigeria
  • Applicants who have been involved in operating their project/ enterprise beyond 12 months prior the commencement of the programme

Selection criteria

  • Level of creativity and innovation applied in their entrepreneurial approach towards social change
  • Experience in mobilising people and resources to achieve set goals
  • Demonstrate a passion for social change and active participation in community building
  • Give compelling reasons they would like to participate in the fellowship programmes and also show a strong desire to increase the impact of their change initiative

Shortlisted applicants for Leap Africa social Innovators Programme are required to provide the following  to make the final list:

  • Valid Government issued identification
  • Evidence of past projects implemented by the organisation

Benefits of the programme

LEAP Africa will assist successful applicants through;

  • Creating local partners through recommendation
  • Publicity for through its various online media platforms
  • Provision of local and international opportunities

How to apply

If you meet up with all the specification above by Leap Africa social Innovators, then apply through this link. Deadline for submission of applications is Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

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