FUTURE LAWMAKERS PROGRAMME
To be eligible for consideration candidates must:
A Nigerian resident in Nigeria (not Nigerians in the Diaspora).
Be running for office at either Federal or State assemblies’ levels in 2023. May have ran for office previously at the Federal or State assemblies.
Demonstrate interest in government, politics and/or public affairs. Currently working in government as a special assistant, personal assistant or TA.
Have experience working in government on any level, public service, this precludes public service consulting.
Benefits of the Programme
Frequently Asked Questions
What is ElectHER Future Lawmakers Programme ?
Must I be running for office in 2023 to qualify?
Are there any fees associated with the fellowship?
Must I be a currently elected official or working in government to be considered for this fellowship?
Must I be a registered member of a political party to qualify?
terms how you plan to run competitively during the 2023 General elections.
Can I apply if I don’t have community development experience?
Do I have to be in possession of a Permanent Voters Card (PVC)?
Will I be shortlisted without a letter of recommendation?
What next after I have submitted my application?
Please note that the selection process for this fellowship is rigorous, with a high volume of applications received and a very limited number of places available. As such, only shortlisted candidates will be
What should I do if I encounter any technical difficulties?
ElectHER is a non-partisan progressive women's political advancement organization bridging inequality gaps in African democracy, by advocating for and enabling women's leadership across appointive and elective office. Our mission is fulfilled through behavioural change communications; skills development, human capital mobilization and campaign financing, with an end-goal to enable capable women competitively Decide, Run and Win elections. We are on a mission to empower 1000 women to run for office and directly back '35' women by 2023.