The 2023 Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program is now accepting applications from talented Nigerian students looking for a unique opportunity to accelerate their careers and develop invaluable professional skills.
This is also your chance to join a select group of high-achieving individuals committed to making a lasting global impact. Read on to learn about the program, eligibility criteria, application procedure, and resources to help you get started.
The NHEF Scholars Program is an early career-accelerating initiative that offers a range of opportunities for selected students from partner universities. Participants will undergo a week-long orientation program, career development training, and an internship placement lasting 6-8 weeks with one of the NHEF Partner Firms. The program also includes a robust curriculum that ensures continuous personal and professional growth.
Eligibility Criteria for Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program:
To qualify as an NHEF Scholar, applicants must be penultimate students at one of the NHEF Partner Universities, i.e., 300 Level students studying a 4-year course or 400-level students studying a 5-year course. The partner universities include:
- Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
- Bayero University, Kano
- Kwara State University
- University of Ibadan
- University of Lagos
- University of Nigeria, Nsukka
- University of Port Harcourt
In addition to academic excellence, candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to leadership, community service, philanthropy, and long-term career development.
- Visit the NHEF application portal.
- Register and create an account with your first and last name, email address, phone number, and password.
- Verify your email address by clicking the link sent to your inbox.
- Log in using your email and password.
- Click on the Scholars Program application tab from the dashboard.
- Fill in all required bio-data and answer the program essay questions.
- Upload a one-page CV, a one-page Cover Letter, and your most recent Statement of Result (all in PDF format).
- Review and submit your application.
Submission Deadline: All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (WAT) on May 12, 2023.
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Be sure to apply before the deadline on May 12, 2023, at 11:59 PM WAT. Good luck as you participate in this incredible opportunity to join the NHEF Scholars Program and fast-track your career development.