Facebook/FATE Foundation Scholarship for Aspiring Digital Entrepreneurs

If you have been on the lookout for Facebook sponsorship program to partake in, now’s the time. Facebook is partnering FATE Foundation (for the 2nd year) to accept young aspiring entrepreneurs under its wing.

FATE Foundation in partnership with Facebook Nigeria for a second-year running has opened up applications for her Port Harcourt stream of the 2019 “Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Digital Programme” scheduled for April 29 – May 23, 2019.

To qualify, entrepreneurs must be graduates with startups that have already launched, be computer literate, aged 18-35 years and have access to a digitally enabled device. You will also be required to upload relevant documents as indicated.

Facebook is providing sponsorship support to cover the N200,000 all-inclusive tuition fees for the selected 40 entrepreneurs all through the 4-week Programme focused on capacity building on essential knowledge, strategies, skills, and tools to build digitally enabled businesses.

Application Opened for Port Harcourt.

Additional Post Programme Benefits

  • Facebook Advert Credits (for the winners of the Pitch Competition)
  • One Year (1) Mentoring Support from FATE Foundation
  • One (1) Year Business Advisory Support from FATE Foundation
  • Access to Free Business Support Tools & Applications

FATE Application

Application

Stage I: Interested applicants must complete the online form here. Applicants will be required to complete all the required fields and upload the following:

  • Passport Photograph
  • School Certificate or Statement of Result
  • Birth Certificate
  • Resume
  • CAC Certificate

Stage II: Following a review of all received applications, 60 candidates will be shortlisted for a 15 minute video interview. After which 40 will be selected for each stream.

Through the support of Facebook, the  programme is FREE to entrepreneurs who successfully scale the two application stages. This scholarship support from Facebook covers all direct course fees including course materials, books, feeding.

This is a non-residential programme and it is expected that each entrepreneur enrolled for the programme must be able to get themselves to and from the location which will be communicated during the shortlisting process.

Please visit the main site of the scholarship over here for further details.

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