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 ELIJAH LAWAL ISMAILA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Jos | Jos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

" I am immensely excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because the Millennium Fellowship has tremendously impacted my leadership skills, has given me the opportunity to influence and make a positive change, and has granted me a rare privilege to interact with erudite influencers from different campuses from different continents. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Advocacy for Quality Education

"Advocacy for quality education" is a semester long project I shall be leading in the University of Jos. This project seeks to enlighten students, the academic community, and public officials on the indispensability of quality education in tackling the challenges of the 21st century and the means by which it can be achieved. This project will be composed of:

1. Public lecture/Seminar: This is to create awareness among students and every member of the academic community on the need to pursue quality education.
2. Campaign/Rallies: This is meant to catch the attention of public officers, leaders, rulers and to solicit for their support to create an enabling environment in which quality education can be achieved.
3. Events: Special events will also be hosted to enlighten dignitaries, rulers, community leaders to publicly pledge their support for quality education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ismaila Lawal Elijah is a Mechanical Engineer (in training), a charismatic influencer, an erudite academic guru, a born-leader and an optimist. He combines the admirable intelligence, flawless expressiveness and the charming personality of a born-leader with the trustworthiness of a good Man.

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