2024 NHEF Scholars Program: Open for Nigeria's Future Leaders | Apply Now!

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is on the lookout for exceptional young Nigerians from its Partner Universities for the 2024 Scholars Program. If you're a 300 Level student in a 4-year course or a 400-level student in a 5-year course, demonstrating remarkable academic prowess and a dedication to leadership and community service, this opportunity is for you. With intensive career training and internships at Partner Firms, the NHEF Scholars Program is your pathway to professional excellence and global impact. Apply by March 29, 2024, to kickstart your career development journey.

Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is thrilled to announce the opening of applications for its prestigious 2024 Scholars Program. This initiative is designed to identify and nurture the talents of young Nigerians who have shown exceptional academic prowess and a deep engagement in professional and extracurricular activities. The program is an unparalleled opportunity for ambitious penultimate students across NHEF’s Partner Universities to receive comprehensive career training and skill-building exercises that are crucial for their long-term career progression.

Program NHEF Scholars Program 2024
Deadline March 29, 2024, 11:59 PM WAT
Eligibility Penultimate students at Partner Universities
Impact Leadership, Community Service, Philanthropy
Training Career Development, Internships
Requirements CV, Cover Letter, Statement of Result (PDF format)
Enquiries Through NHEF official portal and contact numbers

Who Can Apply?

Eligibility for the NHEF Scholars Program is reserved for students who are not only academically adept but also show a profound commitment to leadership, community service, philanthropy, and making a global impact. Specifically, the program welcomes applications from:

  • 300 Level students enrolled in a 4-year course
  • 400 Level students enrolled in a 5-year course

at the following Partner Universities:

  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Lagos
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • University of Port Harcourt

Program Benefits

The NHEF Scholars Program acts as a catalyst for early career growth by offering its scholars an array of opportunities aimed at accelerating their transition into the global workforce. Participants will benefit from:

  • A weeklong orientation program focused on critical career development training
  • Intensive training sessions led by a select group of international facilitators
  • Internship placements within our Partner Firms, lasting 6 – 8 weeks
  • A robust curriculum designed for continuous personal and professional development

How to Apply

Application Process

To apply, follow these steps meticulously before the deadline on March 29, 2024, at 11:59 p.m. (WAT):

  1. Registration: Create an account on the NHEF Application Portal by providing your name, email address, phone number, and a password.
  2. Email Verification: Verify your email address by clicking on the link sent to your inbox.
  3. Application Submission:
    • Log in and click on the APPLY tab.
    • Fill out all required bio-data information and answer the program essay questions.
    • Be ready to upload your one-page CV, Cover Letter, and most recent Statement of Result (All in PDF format).
    • Review your responses and submit the application.

Successful Submission Confirmation

You will know your application has been successfully submitted if:

  • A confirmation message appears on your dashboard.
  • You receive a confirmation email.
  • The application tab on your dashboard is no longer accessible.

Why Apply?

The NHEF Scholars Program is more than just a scholarship; it’s a comprehensive career accelerator that equips young Nigerian talents with the tools needed for success in the global marketplace. By participating, scholars gain invaluable experiences, mentorship, and exposure to industry leaders, setting the foundation for a thriving career.

We encourage all eligible students to seize this opportunity by applying early to avoid last-minute rushes. For more details and to begin your application, visit the official NHEF website.

Embark on this transformative journey with the NHEF Scholars Program and take a significant step towards realizing your career aspirations.

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