Call For Applications: Teach for Nigeria Fellowship Program 2024 (Stipend available)

The Teach for Nigeria Fellowship program is a two-year, full-time, paid commitment in which they place outstanding graduates and professionals to teach in Nigeria’s under-served schools in low-income communities. It’s a transformational leadership program that equips fellows with the transferable leadership skills they need to drive change beyond the classroom in the communities they serve.

In a country where nearly 70% of children who complete primary school cannot read and write, Teach for Nigeria strongly believes that the only true and sustainable path to improving educational opportunities for all children in Nigeria is by channeling and developing Nigeria’s most capable young leaders against the problem of education inequity.

The Fellowship is open to individuals who desire to join the movement of leaders working towards attaining a better-developed nation. The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship program offers the opportunity for young leaders to find their purpose in service, play leadership roles, and impact change in low-income communities and schools where there’s a widened education inequity gap.


Some of the key benefits of being a TFN fellow include:

  • Real responsibility from day one
  • The opportunity to be part of a movement that’s changing lives and society
  • Extensive leadership development training and intensive teacher training
  • The chance to be part of a global network of change agents from across 60 countries
  • Access to a mentoring program, offering a unique opportunity for professional and personal development
  • Access to professional development, coaching, business training, skill workshops, and a network of supporters
  • The opportunity to participate in a sponsored professional diploma in education program
  • The chance to design and implement a social change project
  • A stipend for two years including during the school holidays

Eligibility Criteria;

Young Graduate Pathway: This pathway is meant for highly motivated young graduates and mid-level professionals from diverse academic backgrounds. The eligibility criteria are as follows:

  • A Nigerian between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of application.
  • A university graduate with a minimum of 2:2.
  • Must have at least 5 O’Level credits in Mathematics and English.
  • Completed NYSC on or before July 2024

Existing Teachers Pathway: This pathway is for experienced teachers already employed as public school teachers, either under SUBEB or TESCOM in Ogun State. The eligibility criteria are given below:

  • Must be a full-time employee with Ogun State TESCOM or SUBEB.
  • Not older than the age of 50 at the time of application.
  • A university graduate or NCE holder with a minimum of 5 years of teaching experience.

Selection Criteria

Fellows are carefully chosen through a rigorous selection process. You should apply to the fellowship if:

  • You believe in equitable, excellent education for all children.
  • You demonstrate leadership potential and openness to learning.
  • You’re willing to commit to spending two years as a full-time teacher.

Application Process

Deadline: March 29, 2024

Click HERE to Apply

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