ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ROBERT KYOMUHENDO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Gulu University | Gulu, Uganda | Advancing SDG 1, SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am honored becoming a Millennium Fellow in my junior phase of my academic program. Becoming part of the team that has pioneered participation in the Millennium Fellowship program (MFP) at my campus brings me much excitement and eagerness to have the program benefits spread in the institution. I applied for this opportunity because i knew it was to connect me to like-minded young leaders around the globe with whom i would share about how to transform Africa and the world at large through the education perspective. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Africa Students' Support Network (AFRISSUN)

The Africa Students' Support Network is an education support initiative registered as a community-based organisation in Uganda. The project activities are categorized under three principal programs; education support, mentorship and entrepreneurial leadership, all through which we empower potential to transform the African continent. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation where they can not organize public physical meetings, the Fellows hope to hold three zoom meetings to bring members into continuous benefit from the project. In these online meetings, they target about 50 members turn-up, and resourceful individuals will be invited to talk to them online. They also aim at sharing Afrissun monthly newsletter containing such information as afrissun featuring in the Millennium Fellowship and so on. The social media platforms will be the main channels of operation.

About the Millennium Fellow

Robert Kyomuhendo is a rising young leader pursuing bachelors of medicine and surgery at Gulu University, Uganda. He is a diverse-minded person who on top of excelling in his academic work, aims at crafting an influential figure in his community through projects and voluntary activities. He has participated in several medical outreaches in Northern Uganda, Uganda Redcross Society activities like first aid training and peer counseling and has served as the Academics secretary for Gulu University Medical Students' Association (GUMSA) and he's a Guild Representative Councilor (GRC) for faculty of medicine at his university. He is committed to applying theoretical knowledge to practice and he believes that each person has gotten a talent that can be harnessed through teamwork.

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