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World Bank WomenX Scholarship Programme for Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

Updated on Jun 21, 2016 1203 views

The World Bank is awarding Scholarship to Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to learn at the Enterprise Development Centre. The Enterprise Development Centre, Pan- Atlantic University in collaboration with The World Bank will Provide practical Business Education through a blended learning approach (online and in- class training)

Help strengthen Female Entrepreneurs network
Offer Mentoring
Create linkages between financial institutions and Female Entrepreneurs.

Own a business in Nigeria.
Operate a business in a high-growth sector.
Business must be owned/managed by a woman.
Should be a functional business (at least 6 months in operation).

How to Apply

Step 1 – Check Your Eligibility
Check that you are qualified to apply. See the selection criteria below:
Company must be owned / managed by a woman
Should be a functional business (at least 6 months in operation)
The Enterprise must have high growth potential
High local content will be an advantage

Step 2 – Register
Click here to register if you have not already done so

You will receive a confirmation email from “Women X” with all the details you will need to log in.

Step 3 – Complete Application
Once you have successfully registered, log in and click the “Start Application” button on the Start Application Tab on this page. To return to your application, click the “save and continue” button and come back to it at any time. Once you are done with your application, click on the “Submit” button at the end of the form to send in your application.
After the closing date you will be notified if you have been shortlisted for the next stage of the competition. Constantly check the Women X Programme homepage for regular updates.

Application Process

To apply, please follow step 2 and 3 above

Selection Process:
Applications are evaluated as they arrive, and decisions are made on rolling basis. Thus, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Application deadline:
The deadline for application is July 31, 2016.

Click here to apply

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