Legislative Mentorship Initiative (LMI) Fellowship For Nigerians 2024

The Legislative Mentorship Initiative (LMI) is a distinguished program developed by Rt. Hon. Femi Gbagabiamila, CFR, the former Speaker of the Federal Republic of Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

This effort intends to develop and empower individuals who are passionate about public service, governance, and leadership.

LMI Fellowship is dedicated to creating the next generation of leaders who will shape their countries’ and the world’s future.


Are you passionate about Public Sector Leadership, Governance, Policy Drafting, Public Administration, International Relations, and Diplomacy?

If so, the Legislative Mentorship Initiative (LMI) invites you to apply for the 2nd cohort of this transformative program.


To be considered for the LMI Fellowship, you must:

  • you are an aspiring #legislator or public sector #leadership enthusiast
  • between ages 18-35, and
  • you are looking to hone your leadership skills, then this is for you.

Benefits of the LMI Fellowship

  • The Legislative Mentorship Initiative is fully funded

How to Apply for Legislative Mentorship Initiative (Step by Step)

To apply for the 2nd cohort of LMI fellowship, follow this steps;

  1. Visit our link in the “click here to apply” button below, then fill out the Google form attached to complete the application form.
  2. Make sure to provide accurate and detailed information to enhance your chances of selection.
  3. Share your thoughts on the questions below with us by answering in a word document and uploading the pdf version here on
    • Why are you interested in participating in the LMI Fellowship Programme and what do you expect to gain from this fellowship? (not more than 200 words)
    • How have you demonstrated Leadership in the past? (not more than 200 words)
    • The LMI values equity and inclusion regardless of gender or ability status, what is your stance on equity and how does it align with LMI values? (not more than 150 words)
  4. Upload a 1-min video on your interest in participating in the LMI Fellowship Programme (video size should not exceed 100MB)

Deadline: November 13, 2023

Apply here