2020 NHEF Scholars Program…..The NHEF Scholars Program provides talented Nigerian students with a broad range of opportunities from critical on-the-job training to hands-on-learning skills required in the employment process and in overall career development.
Each year, the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation identifies talented young Nigerians from their various Partner Universities that have demonstrated strong academic excellence and well-roundedness in both professional and extracurricular pursuits and provides them with intensive career training and skill-building exercises needed to aid them in long term career development.
The Scholars Program is an early career accelerating program that provides diverse opportunities to the selected Scholars from NHEF various Partner Universities. Each Scholar goes through a weeklong orientation program that exposes them to career development trainings that play a pivotal role in facilitating an easy transition into the global workforce.
2020 NHEF Scholars Program
During The NHEF scholarship Program, each scholar undergoes intensive trainings by a thoroughly selected group of international facilitators and the Scholars then proceed to take up internship placements at their Partner Firms which typically last between 6 – 8 weeks. They also go through a robust curriculum that ensures their personal and professional development is continuous.
NHEF Scholars Program Partner Universities.
- University of Lagos
- University of Ibadan
- Bayero University, Kano
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port Harcourt
- Kwara State University
- Open to students in their Penultimate year at the Partner Universities; i.e 300 Level students studying a 4 years course or 400-level students studying a 5 years course.
- In order to qualify as an NHEF Scholar, each candidate must possess strong commitment to Leadership, Community Service, Philanthropy as well as making a lasting impact across the globe.
Method of Application
Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below
Scholarship Application Deadline: We advise eligible students to apply early as admissions are rolling and close on March 15, 2020 by 11:59 PM WAT.