The School of Politics, Policy and Governance’s late admission application for the Class of 2023 will close on Saturday, October 22, 2022, the institute stated on Monday.
SPPG, established in 2020, is building a pipeline of new and disruptive-thinking political class to transform the quality of public leadership in Africa. The school is a unique public leadership preparation initiative.
The school educates present and future leaders that are committed to public good and who are ready to be stewards of the well-being of all Nigerians. It delivers an unconventional multi-disciplinary curriculum aimed at producing a massive base of ethical, competent and capable public leadership with the requisite knowledge and skills to solve complex development problems in the continent.
“So far, SPPG has graduated two cohorts of students as #PioneerClassof2021 (160) and #Classof2022 (133). Consistent with the mission of thesppg.org, upon graduation, many of our students run for elective offices across various parties, while others pursue leadership careers in the public and private sectors, as well as civil society,” the statement added.
It also noted that in furtherance of SPPG’s mission and commitment to equity and diversity, the late admission window was opened for those who wish to apply for the #Classof2023. The October 22 deadline for applications using the window is strict.
Admission to the SPPG is highly competitive through a rigorous selection process conducted virtually.
Prospective students are advised to visit thesppg.org for further details.
All applicants must have a minimum educational qualification of a B.Sc/BA or HND. They must be able to demonstrate commitment to public leadership. The ability to successfully execute projects will be an advantage.
Applicants are also required to upload the following to the online application portal: academic qualification (BA, B.Sc or HND), Master’s or any other post-graduate certificate (if applicable), personal statement (not more than 750 words), curriculum vitae (not more than two pages), details of two recommenders (peer, community leader or employer, who must have known them for a minimum of six months and can vouch for their character and suitability for the programme).
To fast-track the admission process, applicants are expected to fulfil all admission requirements on or before October 22, 2022.
Limited scholarship slots are also available. Terms and conditions apply.
Incomplete applications (those without recommendation letters) will be disqualified.