2016 WORLD BANK WOMEN-X SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR NIGERIAN FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS

by January 15, 2016 5 comments

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.

Selection criteria will be as follows:

A. Company must be owned / managed by a woman

B. Should be a functional business (at least 6 months in operation)

C. The Enterprise must have high growth potential

D. High local content will be an advantage


How To Apply

Step 1 – Check Your Eligibility
Check that you are qualified to apply. See the selection criteria.

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 it to us.

Step 4 – Keep Informed
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.

To be eligible for this program you need to:
1. Own a business in Nigeria.
2. Operate a business in a high-growth sector.
3. Business must be owned/managed by a woman.
4. Should be a functional business (at least 6 months in operation).

Application Process
To apply, please follow step 2 and 3 above
 We will evaluate applications as they arrive, and make decisions on a rolling basis. Thus, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.
Selection process will start in January 2016
For questions, please contact Adeola on 08174583169 or send a mail to womenx@pau.edu.ng
The deadline for application is January 30, 2016.

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