NHEF Scholars Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates 2020


NHEF Scholars Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates

About NHEF Scholars Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates

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.

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To qualify as an NHEF Scholar, each candidate must possess a 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.

Host Institution


Host Country


Eligible Country


Scholarship Type


Number of Awards

The number of awards is not specified

Worth of Award

  • 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 training that plays 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.

Mode Of Application


Eligibility for NHEF Scholars Programme for Nigerian Undergraduates                                        

To be eligible for the NHEF Scholars Programme:
  • Only students enrolled in their penultimate year at any NHEF Partner University may apply. Students enrolled in their penultimate year are third-year undergraduates of a 4-year degree program or fourth-year undergraduates of a 5-year degree program. NHEF will verify enrollment of each contestant with the University Registrar.
  • Eligibility varies depending on your course of study.

Venues for Exam

The NHEF Partner Universities are:

  • University of Lagos
  • University of Ibadan
  • Bayero University, Kano
  • Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • University of Port Harcourt
  • Kwara State University

Application Deadline

15th March 2020

How to Apply

You Can Also Visit the Programme Webpage for Details

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  1. Ejikeme Emmanuel Ugochukwu says

    Thank for this very opportunity, I Really appreciate

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