ABOUT THE 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. Other statistics of note:
The Class of 2019 is 55% female
40% of the Class are first-generation university students
86% of the Class are people of color
Campus hubs have been selected in every region of the globe
Fellows are collectively advancing every Sustainable Development Goal (most frequently listed: SDG 4 - quality education) and every United Nations Academic Impact Principle (most frequently listed: UNAI Principle 3 - Education for all).
Millennium Fellows have been selected from a range of academic institutions - large and small, public and private - affirming the fact that there are student leaders in every community committed to localizing the SDGs and strengthening communities. Click on any academic institution listed below to see a list of the selected Fellows in each campus.