USAID/NERI North East Intellectual Entrepreneurship Fellowship 2017

USAID/NERI North East Intellectual Entrepreneurship Fellowship 2017

Deadline: January 25, 2017

USAID Office of Transition Initiatives/North East Regional Initiative is pleased to announce the call for application to the North East Intellectual Entrepreneurship Fellowship 2017. The Four thematic focal areas for this call are: countering violent extremism in the North East, promoting religious tolerance in the North East, promoting support for gender and social inclusion in the North East and, promoting dialogue and reintegration in the North East. 

The Fellowship requires a full commitment to the training and mentoring activities, book clubs and to maintaining active presence on social media – including maintaining blog and not less than 3 social media accounts throughout the currency of the fellowship.


  • NERI will cover all costs for travel and fellows would receive a stipend of up to N50,000 a month to cover the cost of local transport and internet access;
  • Fellows will be provided with laptop computers and Book Readers with approved book club materials preloaded at the beginning of the fellowship and updated, if the need arises, from time to time.


  • Open to citizens of Nigeria (Adamawa, Borno and Yobe serve as the catchment states as well as applicants from other states in the country);
  • The North East Intellectual Entrepreneurship Fellowship program is awarded to fellows with demonstrated interest in combating insurgency in North East Nigeria, within the ages of 25-40 (45 for female applicants) and active in the use of at least two social media platforms – and willingness to participate in all the subject matter training and mentoring activities.

Application Process

Send your application package by regular e-mail to [email protected] The Subject of email should be: “NEIEF-2017’’

For more information and application form, visit NEIE Fellowship.