The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year full-time interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design. During the program, Scholars will learn and study concepts in technology, entrepreneurship and design, management and leadership. The NSP intends to groom stellar young leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds across Africa to be change agents for the region and the world.
An entrepreneurship capstone project to enable Scholars build a venture from scratch during the NSP.
Shadow a Leader
A full-time opportunity to shadow senior leaders through a six week internship.
Global Immersion Week
A short study trip to a select location to gain exposure to international business and culture.
Guest lectures, workshops and individual mentorship by eminent leaders and entrepreneurs.
A workplace ready toolkit consisting of coursework, industry sessions, simulations, individual and group feedback.
Complete the online application form and provide information on your background, education, work experience, interests and motivations.
There is NO application fee.
Dates & Deadlines
Who are we looking for?
For the NUTM Scholars program, we are looking for bright, curious and passionate individuals who are motivated to create an impact in Africa and the world.
While the program seeks diversity, the following attributes can prove to be advantageous:
Demonstrated leadership experience and an ability to overcome challenges
Strong passion for an idea with potential impact in Africa
Awareness of global trends in technology
High personal integrity, self-awareness and initiative
Good academic record
Strong written and verbal communication skills
A recognized undergraduate degree in any discipline
Not more than 32 years of age (as on the date of application)
|Technology||Entrepreneurship and Design||Management||Leadership||Perspectives||Critical Thinking and Writing|
|Introduction to Computing||Design thinking||Economics of Globalization||Foundations of Leadership||African History||Rhetoric and Public Speaking|
|Science and Technology for African Development||Market Creating Innovation||Accounting & Finance||Contextual Leadership||Gender||Writing the Professional Self|
|Data Analytics/Big Data||Social Entrepreneurship||Marketing||Heart of Leadership||Sustainability||Habit building courses|
|Digital Transformation and Innovation||Human-Centered Design||Operations Management||Group Dynamics||--||Interactive workshops/tutorials|
|Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning||Raising Capital/Fundraising||Strategy||Negotiations workshop||--||Critical Thinking and Public Speaking for Effective Communication|
Read More About this Scholarship Program on the NUTM Website