Call for Application: FATE Institute’s Fellows Program

FATE Institute's Fellows Program

The FATE Institute Fellows program is a two-year fellowship program designed to give policy experts, economists and those in the academia the opportunity to directly work to address key gaps limiting the potential of Nigeria’s entrepreneurship ecosystem through policy design and engagement processes. Please find program details below:

Program Objectives

  • Work directly on policy issues that impact entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Nigeria
  • Support the development of data, policy briefs and engage in advocacy with the goal of achieving policy changes
  • Actively engage with ecosystem stakeholders on the implementation of recommendations highlighted in policy briefs.

Key Takeaways from the Program

  • Opportunity to focus on pertinent entrepreneurship thematic issues of interest and influence policy around such issues
  • Work directly with ecosystem players on the implementation of policy recommendations highlighted in policy briefs
  • Engage with FATE Foundation’s vibrant Start-ups, Youth Enterprises, Scale-Up entrepreneurs for research and cross-learning purposes.
  • Access to the FATE Institute’s Research Publications
  • Participate in the FATE’s Institute Policy Workshops and Policy Discourse on relevant social media platforms

Key Fellowship Selection Criteria

  • Relevant Academic Background
  • Key Knowledge of policy processes, entrepreneurship ecosystem structures/segment, macro and micro economic indices
  • Availability to fulfil fellowship obligations
  • Ability to work in and with diverse groups across countries

Eligibility Criteria

  • An academic degree in economics, business, entrepreneurship and related fields
  • Preferably PhD (Ongoing or completed) with relevant cognate experience
  • MSc (Ongoing or completed) with 5 years cognate experience
  • BSc with 7 years cognate experience

Cognate experience should be around business, economic policies, or entrepreneurship related areas.

Click to apply for the program. For more information, please visit the  website or send a mail to



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