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The United Nations Academic Impact and MCN Millennium Fellowship Undergraduate class of 2021.

Second Priority Deadline: February 28 (Final Deadline: April 16)

The United Nations Academic Impact and MCN proudly present the Millennium Fellowship. The Fellowship is a semester-long leadership development program on your campus to take your social impact to the next level. Access to world-class training, connections, and recognition is just an application away.

The Application for the Class of 2021 is now open for undergraduate students around to the world. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

CONVENE As part of a cohort of 8-20+ Millennium Fellows on your campus, convene to learn from and challenge each other. Millennium Fellows convene at least 8 times during the program. CHALLENGE Develop a plan of action for your sessions together. Meet to exchange best practices. And you could think bigger: organizing a campus-wide sustainability initiative or more. CELEBRATE When your Fellowship Campus meets the goals you made for yourselves and completed the Fellowship graduation requirements, you will earn a certificate of recognition from United Nations Academic Impact and Millennium Campus Network.


  • Certificate of recognition from United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and Millennium Campus Network

  • Valuable leadership experience

  • Network of worldwide leaders

  • Experience in community social change


  • Must be an undergraduate student in good academic standing for the duration of the program.

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • Commit to 10 meetings with your Campus Directors and Fellows over the course of the program.

  • Working or plan to work on a project between August-December 2021 that advances at least one Sustainable Development Goal

About the 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 1,438 Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Fellows are collectively advancing every Sustainable Development Goal (most frequently listed: SDG 3 - Good Health & Wellbeing) and every United Nations Academic Impact Principle (most frequently listed: UNAI Principle 9 - Sustainability).



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