Monday, November 17, 2014

YouWin Business Competition - YouWin 4

YouWiN! stands for Youth Enterprise with Innovation in Nigeria. It is an innovative business plan competition aimed at job creation by encouraging and supporting aspiring entrepreneurial youth in Nigeria to develop and execute business ideas. The accomplishments of the 1,200 YouWiN! awardees were celebrated at the Presidential Villa on April 12, 2012. YouWiN! Women was the second edition of the entrepreneurial scheme, which was designed for only female entrepreneurs aged 45 years or less. The third edition, YouWiN! 3, which support both male and female entrepreneurs in Nigeria, recently announced the 1500 awardees. With the upcoming launch of YouWiN! 4, the President of Nigeria will have fulfilled his promise to financially support over 3,600 Nigerian youths to develop their entrepreneurial ideals and plans through the YouWiN! program. YouWiN! 4 is open to both male and female entrepreneurs between the ages of 18 - 45 years. 

Who Can Apply?

To be eligible for the Business Plan Competition you must satisfy the following criteria
  • You must be a proven citizen of Nigeria no older than 45 years (proof of identity: International passport/Drivers License/National ID/Voters card required)
  • You must have a post-secondary school qualification
  • Your proposed business venture must be within the national borders of Nigeria, and with the intention of employing Nigerian citizens.
  • Your proposed venture must not entail the production or distribution of weapons, alcoholic beverages, tobacco or/and gambling, or any activities in contradiction with the Nigerian constitution
  • You must prepare an innovative business concept summary
You must choose to participate in one award pool. There are 6 regional pools on the basis of geo-political zone as identified by market in which you want to do business.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 30th January 2015.


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Thursday, November 6, 2014

2015 NLNG Post-Graduate Scholarship Scheme.

Nigeria LNG Limited is pleased to call for applications from qualified candidates into the NLNG Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme for entry into Masters Programmes in the United Kingdom in September 2015. The scheme is administered by British Council Nigeria.

Criteria for Award
Potential beneficiaries must:
be entering into a Masters programme in Engineering, Geosciences, Environmental Sciences, Management Science, Information Technology, Law and Medicine
possess a 2nd Class Upper degree in a relevant field of study
have completed the NYSC programme
be no more than 30 years of age
be Nigerian nationals resident in Nigeria
provide identification documents from their L.G.As
must possess an international passport valid for travel at least one year from September 2015
provide evidence that they are available to travel in September 2015 if selected.

The Application Process
Application forms for the scholarship can be downloaded from
Completed application form, along with an attached colour passport photograph of applicant should be submitted via email to

Please do not attach any documents to the completed application form. Only application forms accompanied by a single passport photograph will be considered.

Applications into the Nigeria LNG Post Graduate Scholarship Scheme will be received only via email; if you do not have regular access to the internet, you can download the form onto your personal computer and email it back after you have completed it. Only applications sent to will be considered.
Exceptions will only be given to applicants with 'special needs'

Application deadline is midnight on Friday, 21st November 2014.
Applications received after this time will not be accepted.

The Selection Process
Candidates whose application are successful will be invited to sit for a test. On the basis of the results of the test, applicants will be invited for interviews from which the final selection will be made.
Please note that only those who make it into the various stages of the selection process will be contacted.

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