Wednesday, April 30, 2014

OPPORTUNITY: Nigerian Young Entrepreneur Scholarships

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We are looking to hear from prospective postgraduate students who either have an existing business or have a good business idea that they would like to develop further whilst they study.

A brief business proposal should be completed considering the criteria below. These will be judged by a panel of experts from the relevant subject areas at Edinburgh Napier and the two best ideas will win access to office facilities, a new business advisor and mentor – as well as a 50% reduction in their overall tuition fee.

continue reading to see how you can apply.

Your business proposal should be on no more than 4 sides of A4 paper. As a guideline, you may want to consider incorporating the following points:

  • Executive Summary
  • Target Market
  • Strategy and Objectives
  • Overview of the product or service proposed
  • Summary of the market and competitors
  • Financial Forecasts
  • Some personal information – your background, education, training

Please don’t forget to include your contact details, business name and your Edinburgh Napier applicant number.

Competition entries should be submitted by email to Neil Austin, International Partnership Manager,

Entrants must submit their competition forms by 31 May 2014 and also be holding an unconditional offer of study for a postgraduate programme from Edinburgh Napier (to start in September 2014) on the same date. The successful candidates will be informed no later than 30 June 2014.

Applications are sought for business ideas across the whole range of subjects taught at Edinburgh Napier. For a full list of postgraduate course and our online application form see

The successful applicants must also be able to meet the non-academic criteria for entry – including the payment of a £3,500 tuition fee deposit* and any other criteria required as part of the Tier 4 visa process.

*payment of the tuition fee deposit is not required by 31 May 2014 but must be paid by 31 July 2014 in order to receive the CAS letter required by UK Border Agency.

For more information please contact our local representatives Accelerated Learning Systems on, +2348033136294 or email Neil Austin

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