LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Development Programme for Nigerian Youths 2024

LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Development Programme is now open for applications from Nigerian youths who are pressed for action and eager to lead and create change. LEAP Africa designed the Youth Leadership Development Programme to equip undergraduates in tertiary institutions with the skills, knowledge and resources needed to play active roles in actualising the Sustainable Development Goals, contribute to nation-building and community development, speak up for social issues and collaborate to lead change.

The Youth Leadership Development Programme will help young people become contributing members of society and empower young people to actively engage in addressing issues of national concern while fostering peer-to-peer learning and community building.


  • Organisation: LEAP Africa
  • Internship Location: Nigeria
  • Program Duration: 1 year
  • Available Slot: Several
  • Basic Qualifications: Undergraduates in tertiary institutions
  • Nationality: Nigerians

See Also: ELISA Scholars Training Program for Africans

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for LEAP Africa Youth Leadership Development Programme are as follows:

  • Applicants must be Nigerians
  • Applicants must be current undergraduate students
  • Applicants must be between ages 18 – 30 years
  • Applicants must be currently enrolling in degree program in tertiary institution
  • Applicants under any area of study.

Programme’s Central Courses

  • Self Leadership
  • Transformative Leadership
  • Ethics & Values
  • Diversity, Tolerance, & Inclusion
  • Problem-Solving
  • Civic Education 101
  • Advocacy 102: Enabling Youth Voices – From Hype to Action
  • Community Organizing
  • Sustainable Development Goals: The Goals, The Targets, and Your Role
  • Public Policy.

Focus Areas of the YLDP

  • Technology, innovation & entrepreneurship.
  • Human capital development
  • Sustainable development and infrastructure
  • Facilitating good governance
  • Resolving fundamental national questions

Also Apply: United Nation Global Compact Target Gender Equality Accelerator Programme 2024

Application Procedures

How-to-Apply: Interested and eligible candidates who wish to participate in the Youth Leadership Development Programme 2024 Call for Application are expected to fill and submit application form online for this opportunity.

This survey will take 20- 30mins to complete. Please ensure you are in a relaxed environment with stable network. Please note that you cannot leave the page once you commence filling out the form.

Application Deadline: Not Stated

Visit the Official Website for Further Details

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