Generation Change Fellows Program 2022

Application for Generation Change Fellows Program 2022 is ongoing!

The United States Institute of Peace is an independent, nonpartisan institution established and funded by Congress to increase the nation’s capacity to manage international conflict without violence.

USIP aims to “think, act, teach, and train” across the spectrum of international conflict prevention, management, and resolution and to help societies in the period of post-conflict stabilization.

About the Generation Change Fellows Program

The Generation Change Fellows Program (GCFP) is dedicated to strengthening the capacity of civically engaged youth leaders as they emerge as peacebuilders in their communities.

By delivering training ineffective leadership, conflict management, and prejudice awareness and reduction; providing online courses and other resources; and fostering a global learning community, the two-year.

Fellowship gives participants the additional skills, knowledge, support, and resources needed to increase their resilience as peacebuilders and civic leaders, manage conflict at a local level, and increase the effectiveness of their peacebuilding programs.  

Generation Change Fellows are between 18 and 35 years old. They hold leadership roles within civic organizations and are actively working to positively impact their community.

The Fellows have earned trust and legitimacy within their community through their demonstrated commitment to their work. 

About the Training 

The five-day program will deliver training ineffective leadership, conflict management, and prejudice awareness and reduction in order for these emerging leaders to increase their resilience and have a greater impact on their respective communities.

The training will provide a safe space for participants to share ideas, gain new tools, practice constructive conversations, and better understand conflict resolution, especially as it relates to their country.

It will also expose participants to experts in the leadership development and conflict resolution fields. 

Upon completing the training, participants will join Generation Change’s global community of emerging civic leaders and will have access to various resources provided by USIP.

USIP will pay for participant airfare, lodging, meal, and visa expenses.

  • Application Deadline: Friday, February 18 at 5:00 pm Nigeria Time.
  • Training Location: Abuja, Nigeria
  • Training Dates (to be confirmed): April 25-May 1, 2022 

Application Submission

  1. Submit the written application using Surveymonkey.
  2. Upload and submit an updated curriculum vitae or resume and a scanned copy of your ID.

FAQs on Generation Change Fellows Program

Application submission for this program closes Friday, February 18 at 5:00 pm Nigeria Time.

Abuja, Nigeria

April 25 to May 1, 2022 







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