Rise Up Nigeria | Request for Applications

Rise Up is thrilled to announce our launch of a new cohort of Rise Up Leaders! Visionary leaders between the ages of 18 and 60 from Nasarawa and Kaduna States are invited to apply to join our network of over 600 leaders who have successfully advocated for more than 120 new and improved laws and policies impacting 135 million and advancing gender equity globally. Learn more and apply today!

Following a competitive selection process, Rise Up will select visionary leaders to join a cohort of 20 leaders working in Nasarawa and Kaduna States. Rise Up has developed an innovative virtual model that integrates intensive capacity building, leadership development, project funding, and technical support to enable the leaders to launch strategies to improve education opportunities for girls and create a more gender-equal future for Nigeria.

Rise Up will competitively award $12,000 USD grants to participating leaders and their organizations to launch innovative advocacy projects promoting educational access and opportunities to adolescent girls across Kaduna and Nasarawa States.

Deadline for Submission: Monday, December 13, 2021

For more information, please review our One Pager, Selection Criteria, and Frequently Asked Questions.

We look forward to reviewing your application and having you join our Rise Up network!