Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) Form and How to Apply


Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) FormPresidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) – The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, through the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs invites applications for the 2019 Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES). The scheme aims to create at least 774,000 empowerment opportunities through direct youth empowerment over a minimum period of two years. Registration is FREE!

Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) Form.

The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) is structured as a Public Private Partnership (PPP) initiative driven by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs (OSAPYSA).

P-YES Program is targeted at providing solutions to the challenges of youth unemployment, through the execution of direct empowerment initiatives.

Title: Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES)

Location: Nationwide

The P-YES Program GOALS

The Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) has been conceived and designed to:

  • Fight and reduce unemployment among Nigerian youth by creating at least 774,000 empowerment opportunities.
  • Train and empower youth to have the capacity to empower at least on other youth within his/her immediate community.
  • Create wealth among the growing youth population.
  • Guarantee sustained income for the target group.
  • Fight the scourge of criminality and drug abuse among the youth by empowering them to be productively engaged.
  • Help achieve the financial inclusion strategy of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
  • Enhance production, productivity and value addition for new and existing urban and rural entrepreneurs across the 774 Local Government Areas in Nigeria on a sustainable basis.
  • Consolidate and integrate youth development into the main stream of government policies, programmes and the national budget.
  • Build the capacity of the youth to enable them take charge of their own wellbeing and future by building their assets and realizing their potentials.
  • To integrate the youth into the Economic Diversification policy of the Federal Government of Nigeria.
  • Contribute to GDP growth through the development of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs).


P-YES Training

  • The youth will undergo training in multiple vocations such as agriculture, Information technology, fashion, catering, technology acquisition and many other stategic vocations


P-YES Empowerment

  • Successful trainees will be equipped with Seed Empowerment Tools (SET)s such as rice mills, poultry accessories, branded mobile kiosks, farm implements, mobile restaurants, tents, photography units etc.


P-YES Operation Framework

  • The scheme is to be administered under the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, and coordinated by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Youth and Students Affairs.


Seed Empowerment Tools (SET):

  • Youth will undergo training and practical skills acquisition programmes in multiple vocations. The beneficiaries will be given Seed Empowerment Tools (SET), which they are expected to grow and further empower other members of their community.


P-YES Seed Incubation Programme:

  • The P-YES Seed Incubation Programme (PSIP) is anchored on the principle of two for one. That is, each of the 774,000 beneficiaries is expected to reproduce at least one beneficiary over a period of 12 months after being empowered with a seed business tool.


Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) Form Requirements for Application

The scheme will be accessible to the literate, semi-literate and the non-literate population. The threshold for qualification is set at the basic ability and capacity to learn and be teachable. In addition to the fore going, the following is set as the basic pre-conditions for enlistment:

  • Applicant must be a Nigerian citizen, male or female between the ages of 18 and 40.
  • Applicant must have, at least one valid means of identification (National Identity card, International Passport, Permanent Voters Card- PVC).
  • Applicant must provide a Second Level Beneficiary (SLB) to qualify for benefitting from the scheme.
  • Ability to communicate in Basic English language and or any local Nigerian language.
  • Provable upright character and a stable mind.
  • Applicant must provide a guarantor preferably a community or religious leader.
  • Ability to secure the endorsement of a local government official.
  • Beneficiary should posses the capacity to transfer knowledge and mentor pairs within their communities.
  • Applicants Must Complete a guarantor’s form. Get Form here(pdf)


Application Closing Date

Not Specified.

How to Apply for Presidential Youth Empowerment Scheme (P-YES) Form.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Start Application

Click Here to Download Guarantor’s Form

Application Procedure

  • Apply Online via the link above, applying for the programme is easy.
  • Just start by giving us your phone number and follow the instructions provided


Important Notice

  • Application For the presidential youth empowerment scheme are to be made via thie above link and the resources. It is important to note that NO registration fees will be required during the application / selection process.
  • Please be aware of fraudulent entities who may try to prey on honest citizens.
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  1. Amos says

    Is a very good initiative

  2. Nuhu dahiru Umar says

    Is very nice development by the nation at larg

  3. Nentaweh Dazel says

    Can I apply through my phone or I must use computer business center?

  4. Umaru abdullahi says

    I need p-yes

  5. Esther agada says

    That’s was nice,keep it up God bless

  6. uyanwa udoka says

    I am interested in Pyes training exercise

  7. Munzali abdullahi adam says

    yes i like

  8. Munzali abdullahi adam says

    Your Comment i like


    Very interesting, I love that, keep it up

    1. Jobber Staff says

      Thank you for leaving a comment. We appreciate sir Godfrey.

  10. Adediji Deborah says

    I tried to register but the site wasn’t open,please help I’m interested

    1. Jobber Staff says

      Registration closed

  11. buhari yusif sulaiman says

    l fill out so many time but yet receive, I need your assist

  12. yisa oboro rebecca says

    No message again after the 1st one i recieve.

  13. kabiru a musa says

    i have done registration since but didn’t uploaded my grantor form and submit what should i do

  14. Dahiru Ali says

    When the P-YES training program will start?

  15. ebiowei egberike miller says

    Your Comment my name is ebiowei egberike miller from delta state i have not receive the second msg thank u

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