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NUTM Scholars Program for Young Nigerian and African Individuals

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NUTM Scholars Program Applications are Now Open. The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design.

The NSP program is open to individuals from Nigeria and Africa under the age of 32 who have a recognized undergraduate degree.

The Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) is a pioneering higher education institution focused on nurturing leaders for Nigeria and Africa.

Why at the NUTM? NUTM is a world-class institution for higher education, focused on nurturing leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) and Management in Africa, for Africa. It aims to become a hub for the best-in-class talent from Nigeria and the African continent.

Application Deadline: 20 April 2020 and 20 June 2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Nigerian University of Technology and Management
  • Department: NUTM Scholars Program (NSP)
  • Course Level: Postgraduate
  • Award: Full award
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 60
  • Nationality: Africans
  • Awards can be taken in Nigeria


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepting from African countries
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The sponsorship will be awarded for a one-year interdisciplinary Postgraduate Program in TechnologyEntrepreneurship and Design.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be qualified, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • Maximum of 32 years of age as on 31 August 2020
  • A recognized undergraduate or postgraduate degree in any discipline
  • High level of intellectual curiosity and leadership potential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Interest in Africa and awareness of emerging global trends

How to Apply

How to Apply: To get this opportunity, applicants need to complete the following steps:

  1. First StageOnline application – Applicants will complete the application form and answer questions about their interest as well as their thoughts on various topics. NSP does not have an application fee.
  2. Second Stage: Telephonic Interview – Shortlisted candidates from the first stage will be notified about a 20-minute telephonic interview. The telephone interview will explore the candidate’s fit and aspirations for the NSP.
  3. Third Stage: Online Assessment – Shortlisted candidates from the second stage will be invited to an online assessment. The assessment will test on learning agility, personality traits and critical thinking abilities.
  4. Fourth Stage: Personal Interview – The final stage is a personal interview with a panel (30-60 minutes).


  • The Nigerian University of Technology and Management will provide fully-funded positions.
  • The awards will cover tuition, course materials, accommodation, meals and exchange programs.
  • The program will be awarded to all scholars of the founding class.
  • Duration of Scholarship: 12 months

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