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The NUTM Scholars Program

The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) 2021

Country: Africa
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Applications call for NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) 2021. The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year full-time interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship, and Design. During the program, Scholars will learn and study concepts in technology, entrepreneurship and design, management, and leadership. The NUTM Scholars Program intends to groom stellar young leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds across Africa to be change agents for the region and the world.

Program Highlights 

The NUTM Scholars Program has the following components

  • TED Lab: An entrepreneurship capstone project to enable Scholars to build a venture from scratch during the NSP.
  • Shadow a Leader: A full-time opportunity to shadow senior leaders through a six-week internship.
  • Global Immersion Week: A short study trip to a select location to gain exposure to international business and culture.
  • Writing Centre: Guest lectures, workshops, and individual mentorship by eminent leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • Career Readiness: A workplace-ready toolkit consisting of coursework, industry sessions, simulations, individual and group feedback.

Apply For: Top 15 Government Scholarship for International Students (Fully and Partially Funded)

Admission Process

  • Stage 1 (Online Application): Complete the online application form and provide information on your background, education, work experience, interests and motivations. There is no application fee.
  • Stage 2 (Online Assessment): Shortlisted candidates from Stage 1 will be invited for an online assessment. The assessment will test learning agility, personality traits and critical thinking abilities.
  • Stage 3 (Telephonic Interview): Qualified candidates from Stage 2 will be invited for a 20 minute telephonic interview. The telephonic interview will evaluate your aspirations and suitability for the NSP.
  • Stage 4 (Panel Interview): The final stage is an in-person 20-minute interaction with a panel. At this stage, you will be assessed on your aptitude, leadership potential and motivation to attend the Program.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A recognized undergraduate degree in any discipline
  • Not more than 32 years of age (as on the date of application)

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  • Demonstrated leadership experience and an ability to overcome challenges
  • Strong passion for an idea with potential impact in Africa
  • Awareness of global trends in technology
  • High personal integrity, self-awareness and initiative
  • Good academic record
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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Type of Opportunity Exchange Programs
Deadline25 April,2021
Open toAll



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