Welcome to the Application Portal of The Y.I.L Fellowship

The 2020 Y.I.L Fellowship Nigeria applications are now closed. 


DEADLINE: 30th April, 2020


  • Learn how to create innovations from the experts
  • Participate in the capstone projects
  • Participate in the mentorship programme
  • Gain Innovation Management certification
  • Build a great network with talented young professionals across the globe
  • Access to full scholarship
  • Rigorous multi-stage selection process

YIL Fellowship - STANDARD

The YIL Fellowship Standard track has the following details for selection:

  • Applicants must be within 5 years of graduation from higher institutions
  • Applicants should have a track record of academic excellence
  • Prior work experience is not relevant
  • It is a multistage rigorous selection process
  • Applicants must be between 20-28 years of age
  • Applicants should have a hard skill
  • Application is FREE
The YIL Fellow

YIL Fellowship - PRIME

The YIL Fellowship Prime track has the following details for selection:

  • Applicants must have at least 3 years of work experience or have managed/ led an innovative project
  • Applicants must be between 22-30 years of age
  • A non-refundable application fee of N5000