2020 NHEF Scholars Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates [UPDATED]

2020 NHEF Scholars Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates is still on. Deadline to apply is now 31st March 2020. See how to apply and other details below.

2020 NHEF Scholars

Application for the 2020 Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) Scholars Program is now open!

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About NHEF Scholars Programme

The NHEF is in partnership with prestigious companies and organizations across a broad range of industries in Nigeria. Our key industries are Financial Services, Consulting, Law, Technology and Engineering.

NHEF Partner Firms
NHEF Partner Firms

NHEF aim to broaden the scope of our industry tracks over time. We believe our partnerships with these firms will offer invaluable exposure to our scholars.

Each year, the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation identifies talented young Nigerians from our 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.

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. Eligible applicants are penultimate students at our Partner universities i.e 300 Level
students studying a 4 years course or 400-level students studying a 5 years course.

NHEF Partner Universities

  • University of Lagos (UNILAG)
  • University of Ibadan (UI)
  • Bayero University, Kano (BUK)
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (ABU)
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN)
  • University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)
  • Kwara State University (KWASU)

The Scholars Program is an early career accelerating program that provides diverse opportunities to the selected Scholars from our 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 training by a thoroughly selected group of international facilitators and the Scholars then proceed to take up internship placements at our 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.

We advise eligible applicants to apply early as application closes on 31st March 2020 by 11:59 PM WAT.


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