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Apply for the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2024(Fully-funded)

Apply for the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2024(Fully-funded)

Are you ready to make a meaningful impact, develop your leadership skills, and contribute to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals? The Millennium Fellowship, a collaborative initiative by the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and Millennium Campus Network (MCN), invites you to join the Class of 2024. This semester-long leadership development program is designed to convene, challenge, and celebrate the bold student leadership that advances UN goals both on campus and in communities.

About the Partners:

United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI)

UNAI is a program that fosters collaboration between higher education institutions and the United Nations to advance UN objectives. This includes missions such as upholding human rights, promoting access to education, advocating for sustainability, and contributing to conflict resolution.

Millennium Campus Network (MCN)

MCN is a global student network committed to advancing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By partnering with UNAI, MCN aims to elevate the Millennium Fellowship, focusing on undergraduate leadership for the Sustainable Development Goals and UNAI Principals.

Three Stages of the Millennium Fellowship:

1. Convene:

  • Millennium Fellows convene at least eight times between August and November on their respective campuses.
  • Learn from the MCN Action Toolkit: an adaptive curriculum designed to reflect on core values, hone skills, and take informed action for UN goals.
  • Apply the curriculum to a real-time project as a leader: manage your project to sharpen your leadership.

2. Develop:

  • Develop a plan for your sessions together.
  • Exchange best practices through peer-to-peer feedback to support projects of your peers and your own.
  • Take collective action by organizing a campus-wide sustainability initiative or more.

3. Graduate:

  • Be an active Millennium Fellow and complete your project that meets Fellowship graduation requirements.
  • Earn a certificate of recognition from the United Nations Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network.

How to Apply:

  1. Submit Your Project: Ensure your Millennium Fellowship Project meets the following requirements:
    • Make a meaningful, measurable impact during the Fellowship.
    • Include at least one Sustainable Development Goal and one UNAI principle.
  2. Examples of Projects:
    • Leading your campus organization (e.g., AIESEC, ENACTUS, UNICEF) that advances UN goals.
    • Student journalism: Writing a series on the Sustainable Development Goals for your campus newspaper.
    • Running a social enterprise.
    • Conducting innovative research that concretely advances UN goals.
    • Proposing a collective action project: a campus-wide and/or community-wide initiative that advances UN goals.
  3. Fill Out the Application Form: Apply Here and seize the opportunity to make a difference.
  4. Undergraduate leaders should apply as soon as possible (The 2nd priority deadline is on February 28 and the final deadline is April 16.)

Benefits of Being a Millennium Fellow:

  • Hone your leadership skills, including cultivating core values such as empathy, humility, and inclusion.
  • Develop hard skills like budgeting and creating SMART goals.
  • Enhance soft skills such as team management and pitching your project.
  • Engage in peer-to-peer feedback, sharing best practices to overcome obstacles to your project and exploring further opportunities for collaboration.

Don’t Miss Out on This Opportunity!

Applying for the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2024 is your chance to gain new skills, knowledge, and open the door to exciting career opportunities. Take the plunge, and the rewards will undoubtedly be worth it. For more information and to apply, visit the Millennium Fellowship Class of 2024 website. Unleash your leadership potential and be a catalyst for positive change!