United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and MCN Millennium Fellowship Program

Fellowship Short Program in Art and Humanities , in Business and Law , in Education and Languages , in Social Science
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  • Apply Before : August 30, 2021
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Opportunity Details

  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 20
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 4 Months
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 13311
  • Application Fee Required No
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Opportunity Description

Program overview

Applications for the 2022 class of Millenium Fellowship are open to undergraduate students throughout the world. The UN Academic Impact and MCN Millennium Fellowship is a unique semester-long leadership development program on-campus that is intended to develop the participants’ leadership capacity.

The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) was established in 2007 in the university dorm room. This fellowship aims to help undergraduate applicants to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Therefore, young and inspiring leaders from any part of the globe are invited to participate in this inspirational and real leadership program. Join the class of 2022!


Key dates 

Fall Duration program 2021

  • The priority deadline for fellows: January 31, 2021, 11:59 PM EST
  • 2nd Priority Application Deadline: February 28, 2021, 11:59 PM EST,
  • Final Application Deadline: 11:59 PM EST, April 16, 2021. Extended to Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Result announcement: July 15, 2020
  • Program duration: August 1, 2021, to December 1, 2021
  • Global Town Hall: TBD August-September 2021
  • Graduation: November 2021 (TBD)
  • End-of-Program Evaluation: Submit your materials by November 30, 2021.

Fall program 2022: 

  • Application start: August 1, 2021
  • Application Close- November

Number of fellows: 8 to 20 each campus

Required language: English

Location: Online and on selected campuses in any part of the world

Propose of the project: community establishment

Themes of the program:

  • Convene: Challenging each other.
  • Challenge: Plan development and take action for your session together, exchange the best practice, think big, campus-wide sustainability organization, etc.
  • Celebrate: Get a certificate of recognition from UN Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network.
  • After completion of the program, attend the MCN Alumni Community and be prepared to make a social impact.


  • Applicant’s age must be above 18 years.
  • Applicants must be registered as undergraduate students in a college or a university for the entire duration of the program.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an excellent academic background during the entire duration of the program.
  • Must be committed to taking part actively during the program.
  • Applicants must have excellent knowledge of English.

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Selection criteria:

  • Frequency: all fellows will be invested in capacity building through community building, interacting with each other base on fellowship curriculum vitae.
  • Buy-in: anyone, university president/vice-chancellor will get behind the millennium fellows to follow their vision, take action for their projects; if it is performed out of campus, members of the community will involve in leading and shaping them.
  • Impact: applicants must run their projects successfully and share their stories to develop the SDGs and UNAI principles with MCN and UNAI.
  • Continuity: fellows with campus directorate follow to meet the program in Spring 2020 regularly and must be committed to building out a robust campus hub.


  • Applicants must participate in the six fellowship sessions and three virtual events.
  • In October 2020, applicants must submit about a 2 or 3 min video tour of their project.
  • Must fulfill the entrance and an exit evaluation of the fellowship.
  • Completed the project report and self-reflection.
  • In addition, applicants must take part in 4 hours of training, visit with their Co-Director and manage one-to-one meetings up to 15 minutes each with other fellows.
  • Provide their Campus Hub Sessions and commit to regular communication with the MCN team.

How to apply:

Eligible applicants should apply online by filling out the online application form. Due to the limited number of fellowships, you are strongly encouraged to apply early. The application had different rounds so you should first complete the first round.

Apply HERE.

Please do not fill this form more than once.

Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis, and eligible students will proceed to the second and final round of the application.

Please visit the Millineum Fellowship website for more information.

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