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WomenX : Unleashing the Exponential Power of Women Entrepreneurs

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The World Bank in collaboration with the Enterprise Development Centre is giving Scholarship to Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria through the WomenX Program. The WomenX program is aimed at providing practical business education through a blended learning approach for 5 months, a 6-month face-to-face and online mentoring, help strengthen their networks and create linkages to access finance. Over a 3 year period, a total number of 500 female entrepreneurs will be awarded this scholarship in Nigeria.

Duration of WomenX program

The program consists of 17 modules, delivered in 28 days (in-class and online) spread over 5 months and includes a mentoring period of about 6 months.

Selection Criteria

-           Company must be owned/managed by a Female

-           Functional Business (at least 6 months in Operation)

-           Business must have high Growth Potential

-           High Local Value add and Content

Click here to start the application process.

You can also log on to:

www.edcradioonline.com or http://nigeria.smetoolkit.org to download and fill the Application form.

Here is the flyer  for more information.

Completed forms should be sent by email to womenx@pau.edu.ng and copy aosinaike@pau.edu.ng

Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation for an interview.

For more information, please call Adeola on 08174583169.


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Joy Eze  |  June 09, 2015
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Deborah Akuboh  |  May 13, 2015
I also don't have up to 5 permanent employees and i don't have an office yet. i do my jobs as i get them. so, whats my faith?
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Uko Joan  |  April 26, 2015
I am interested but don't have up to 5 people working with me, can I still apply?
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Kehinde Adepoju  |  March 23, 2015
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Bolakale Ogunleye  |  December 31, 2014
wonderful initiative,kudos to the women.very interested to be a part of this.
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De-Gold Schools  |  December 09, 2014
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currency obua  |  December 09, 2014
I am resident in benin Edo state, how is the structure of the classes for the scholarship programme?, is it something someone not resident in lagos/abuja can attend?
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Abiola Oretade  |  November 19, 2014
Its a nice patform for those of us trying to network and branch out more; but considerations should be given to fees; bearing in mind that some businesses are still on shaky grounds and still need some investments.
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Isaac balafama  |  October 29, 2014
I need female friends who can do good business with me and also house help job