ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.
“I believe to transform our communities, there should be someone of relevant skills and knowledge on how to skip a certain hinderance. I am supper excited to be a millennium fellow because of the opportunity to interact with people who are to equip me with these necessary skills and knowledge, People who are to empower and motivate me in the journey of creating change. I am also very happy to work with people of similar values and goals. With millennium fellowship, I believe my dream of changing people’s lives positively at a greater scale is turning into a reality.”
Millennium Fellowship Project: Cycloid Initiative
The cycloid initiative is a project geared at coming up with the simple, sustainable and cheap means possible that can support students from underprivileged communities(schools) excel in their national examinations, overcome the negative impacts of their social life and achieve their dreams of joining university(college). The cycloid initiative is also geared to driving students through a leadership experience that is to equip them with relevant skills of communication, emotional intelligence and relationships as they get ready to transform their home communities. By the end of November this year, the cycloid initiative hopes to have over fifty students from underprivileged schools sign up for its programs. It also hopes to have about twenty leaders from the different universities of Uganda sign up to volunteer according to the set programs. The initiative also hopes to have over sixty percent of the students attending to the program improving their academic performance.
About the Millennium Fellow
Anold Nsubuga is a sophomore at Ashesi University studying Electrical and Electrical engineering. He is passionate about coming up with simple and innovative solutions that can eliminate big problems in the communities he goes to. Anold is the founder of the Cycloid project which creates simple, cheap and sustainable means for students in underprivileged schools of Uganda pass their national examinations, achieve their dreams of getting to college as well as overcome the negative impacts of their social life