Call for Applications: YLEAD Virtual Fellowship Program 2021

The Youth Leadership Entrepreneurship and Development (YLEAD) Fellowship is a 4-week immersive capacity-building program designed to educate, engage and equip young people with skills to prepare them for the world of work and transition from school to career.

Now in its 11th year, the program will take place virtually from 4th – 22nd October 2021 with participants from across the country. This year, participants will get access to digital skills and remote job placements.


The YLEAD Fellowship is the flagship program of iKapture Centre for Development that has impacted the lives of young people globally within the last 11 years. It provides an innovative solutions to the dearth of skills among young people. It seeks to enhance learning and engage students in the most productive method while preparing them for career and higher education.

In our fast-changing world, it has become important that young people garner useful skills, discover themselves, and be ready to take on challenging roles in the secular world or in areas of choice. Hence, this year’s theme is ‘Emerge’.


The 2021 YLEAD fellowship would span from October 4th, 2021 till October 22nd, 2021.

What To Expect?

The 4-weeks program offers well-developed modules and content on areas such as Self Awareness, Purpose Discovery, Emotional Intelligence, Goal Setting, Time Management, Etiquette, Ethics and Values amongst others. This year, participants will get access to digital skills and remote job placements.


The YLEAD program is a rare opportunity to blend impact, learning, and fun. Benefits include:

  • Learning new skills
  • Networking with peers and young professionals
  • Accessing remote work, internship placements, and global opportunities
  • Get mentoring
  • Be awarded an internationally recognized certificate
  • Join our global network of Alumni and a host of other benefits


The YLEAD program is open to aspiring young leaders in Nigeria who may be students, graduates and out-of-school youth.

Interested participants;

  • Must be between the ages of 15 – 24 years
  • Must have attempted JSSCE or SSCE
  • Must show interest in learning new skills and participates in group activities
  • Must attain 75% attendance in the training program
  • Must be of good behavior and willing to interact with people of different backgrounds, tribes, and religion
  • Should be interested in volunteering and having a mentor

How To Apply

Do not miss out… Sign up and Register now. Registration deadline September 22nd, 2021.

Click Here To Apply.

For more information, visit YLEAD Virtual Fellowship.

Application Deadline: September 22, 2021

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