Welcome to the Application Portal of the YIL Fellowship


  • Applicants should be between 20 and 30 years of age
  • They should be graduates within their first 5 years post-graduation
  • Applicants should have some demonstrable level of mastery of a hard skill
  • They should have a track record of excellence
  • They will be ready to go through a multistage rigorous selection process


  • Applicants should not be more than 40 years of age
  • They should have at least 3 years of work experience managing or leading an innovative initiative
  • They should have a track record of excellence


  • This is specially designed for corporate organizations and institutions who desire to sponsor their employees for the YIL Fellowship.
  • Organizations will present employees to participate in the programme. All candidates will undergo a screening process.
  • Organizations will present a challenge from within the organization or the industry to be solved during the fellowship. Solutions developed in the programme will belong to the organization.