Application for the 2020 Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program is now open!
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.
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
NHEF Scholars Program Eligibility.
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.
How to Apply for NHEF Scholars Program.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply.
Deadline: 15th March, 2020.