We’re looking for ambitious, resilient, and committed individuals who are passionate about joining a movement of leaders that’s working towards transforming the Nigerian education system. If you’re ready to join us, here’s how to begin your application.


As a Teach For Nigeria Fellow, you are a part of movement of young leaders working to eliminate educational inequity. In addition, these are some of the benefits of being a Fellow:

  1. Opportunity to be part of a movement that is changing lives and that will change society
  2. Extensive leadership development training
  3. Intensive teacher training leading to a Postgraduate Diploma in Education
  4. Real responsibility from day one
  5. Job and internship opportunities during and post Fellowship
  6. Opportunity to be a part of a global network of change agents from across 42 countries
  7. Access to a 9 month Mentoring Programme, offering a unique opportunity to achieve professional and personal development
  8. Access to professional development and network of supporters
  9. Ongoing leadership development, coaching, business training and skills workshops
  10. Opportunity to design and implement a social change project
  11. A stipend for two years including during the school holidays.
  12. About 9-10 weeks of holiday


  • SALARY –  70,000.00


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 with Mathematics and English.
  • Completed NYSC on or before July 2024

Selection Process

Our 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.
  • You are someone who believes in an equitable, excellent education for all children.
  • You are someone who believes in an equitable, excellent education for all children.
  • You are someone who believes in an equitable, excellent education for all children.

Method of Application

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How you apply for the fellowship will have a huge impact on your chances of success.

It’s important to dedicate time to creating a strong application that will make you stand out from other applicants. Remember that your application will be reviewed by a team of trained assessors who will also review thousands of applications from other candidates. Please read through the application tips below to help you to avoid common mistakes/errors.

For More Information,

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Application Deadline: April 11, 2024.