WHY APPLY

For The Y.I.L Fellowship?

“You really want to boost your career? Let’s say this is your chance!” – Folakemi Jolaoso (2018 HELP Fellow; Nutritionist and Content Developer; Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Public Health, 2017, University of Ibadan)
“Here, thoughts are shaped. Here, the mind is renewed. Here young men and women are transformed into persons who are holistically fit for society” – Chibueze Clinton (2018 HELP Fellow; Researcher; First Class Honors, Best Graduating Student, Faculty of Arts, 2018, University of Ibadan)
Folakemi (Left) and Chibueze (Right)

Become a Young Innovation Leader

Participants become Y.I.L Fellows and receive privileged access to mentorship and resources for career growth.

Amazing Network

Membership to the fastest growing network of excellent leaders across industries and around the world.

Capacity Development

Annual in-person gathering of industry champions to exchange ideas, discuss value creation, and network widely.

Gain Scholarship

Benefit from the vast resources and opportunities from the platform at no cost. Participants are also entitled to monthly stipends during the fellowship programme.

Mentorship Opportunities

Access to mentors from a pool of global industry experts. And an opportunity to train bright young minds in the future.

Develop Technologies

Opportunity to develop novel technologies, in teams, while working on a capstone project. Concepts stand a chance of being funded for further development to a startup.