The Active Citizenship in Nigeria Award is a periodic public recognition of young Nigerians (between the ages of 15 and 35) living in Nigeria, who go beyond their civic duties to improve access to basic amenities for children and young people in Nigeria. The award seeks to encourage young people to regularly take actions (online or offline) that contribute to upholding democracy and achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The winners receive recognition certificates and award plaques. All finalists are featured in our ‘Active Citizens Hall of Fame

1 – Call for nominations

2 – Internal screening by the award team

3 – Selection of semi-finalists

4 – A one-way video interview of semi-finalists

5 – Selection of finalists

6 – Public voting to select the final winners for each category.

1 – Be a Nigerian living in Nigeria

2 – Must not be below 15 years or above 35 years of age

3 – Your work can be related to any of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or focused directly on the category you are submitting a nomination for.

4 – Someone can recommend you, but you must submit the nomination yourself

6 – Past finalists are not eligible to re-apply

The call for nominations is now closed. You can check back within the first quarter of 2022 for a new call for nominations.

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