Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa Programme

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the French Development Agency (AFD) and the French Institute for Research in Africa, Nigeria (IFRA Nigeria) are inviting applications for the Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa Programme. This programme is purposed to provide master scholarship for Nigerian students studying in Nigeria or Kenya. Expires in 8 days!

Scholarship Description
The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), the French Development Agency (AFD) and the French Institute for Research in Africa, Nigeria (IFRA Nigeria), have signed a partnership agreement on the programme “Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa”. Beginning in 2015, the Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa programme is a philanthropic initiative which goal is to identify and empower young African entrepreneurs.

Award Value
The successful applicant will be co-supervised by the IFRA team and the TEF foundation. He/She will be endowed with a monthly stipend of 500 Euros over a period of one year to fund his/her research. Additionally, transport and research fees in the other targeted country will be covered. The student will have access to the TEF foundation data and logistical support in Nigeria and Kenya. He/She will produce a master thesis presenting the key research findings as well as a technical report to be submitted to both TEF and IFRA.

Level and Area of Studies
Master degree in the fields “Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa”.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in Nigeria or Kenya.

Eligibility and Criteria
The scholarship is targeted to Nigerian Master Students in Economics or Political Sciences matriculated in UNILAG or UI for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Applicants’ Nationality
Nigerian nationality.

Submission Deadline
20 December 2019.

Website and Application Link