Tony Elumelu Foundation Award For Nigerian Students 2019


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 BENEFITS

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.

The successful applicant will team up with a French student starting fieldwork in January 2019 in other African countries. Both students will compare their collected data and exchange ideas.

IS AWARD ANNUAL?

Tony Elumelu Foundation Award is a yearly award to Nigerian students. You are strongly advised to visit this website regularly to see more fellowship opportunities.

Important Information: Applicants should note that some universities funding scholarship require that they must apply for admission to the University or be existing students of the university before they can be considered for a Scholarship. Most Universities funding scholarships are unable to consider any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at the university while some other universities automatically award scholarships to international students whom have an admission offer of a place in the university. However, international organizations funding scholarships don’t require applicants to hold an offer of admission.

CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Nigerian.
WHERE CAN AWARD BE TAKEN?

France.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Nigerian Master Students in Economics or Political Sciences matriculated in UNILAG or UI for the 2018-2019 academic year.

HOW TO APPLY

Applicants for the Tony elumelu foundation award must email their CV and cover letter to info@ifra-nigeria.org

Incomplete applications, and applications from distinct universities or field will not be considered.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications must be submitted not later than Thursday 20th of December, 2018.

Deadline to submit all essays is February 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

Updated: December 6, 2018 — 9:07 pm

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