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The NHEF 2016 Scholarship & Intenship Program

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016  

The NHEF is a Non-Profit organisation with the goal to substantially increase the number of well-educated Nigerians assuming positions of leadership in Nigeria and globally. To achieve this goal, the NHEF seek to address the skill gaps in key sectors of the economy by providing talented Nigerian University students with a broad range of programs ranging from critical on-the-job training to hands-on-learning skills, required in the employment process and overall career development. One of these programs is the Scholars Program

 With the help of our partner firms, we are providing world-class training and support to our Scholars to enable them compete effectively in the job market.

In order to execute this program, the NHEF is in partnership with prestigious companies and organizations across a broad range of industries in Nigeria. Our key industries are Financial Services, Consulting, Law, Technology and Engineering. We aim to broaden the scope of our industry tracks over time. We believe our partnership with these firm will offer invaluable exposure to Nigerian University students.

To apply for the program is easy, click here

 fill the application form and submit.

Applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the deadline as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Once you have submitted the application, you will receive a confirmation email with further instructions.

Application Deadline: May 31, 2016.


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The NHEF 2nd Annual Scholarship Essay Competition

Friday, March 18th, 2016  

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation is a Non-Profit organisation that has recognised the importance of a sound and quality Higher/ Tertiary education to young Nigerians in Nigeria and so the organization is moving to help in the improvement of the quality of Higher education in Nigeria. For more information about what the NHEF does click here. In order to encourage young Nigerians to think, reason, research and put everything in an articulate and intelligent document, the organization started the Scholarship Essay Competition last year, however this is the 2nd year of the competition. The competition is open mainly to students of the NHEF partner Universities/Tertiary institutions and lots of cash prizes would be won by the winners of the competition. Please find below relevant information on how to enter for this years’ NHEF essay competition.   Please choose one of the following Topics:

1. “The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead”-Aristotle. Discuss the validity of this statement.

2. Explore the relationship between a developed higher education sector and long-term economic growth?

3. What is the role/function of innovation versus tradition in Nigeria’s development?

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