2013/2014 MEST Entrepreneurs-in-Training Programme (Ghana)

Application Deadline: April 1st 2014

Melwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology  offers a two-year, full-time, fully sponsored training program in which the students – known as Entrepreneurs-in-Training (EITs) – learn about software development and entrepreneurship from Senior Faculty, who each bring more than 20 years of experience in the software business in the United States, Europe, or Asia. EITs also benefit from working with university graduates from around the world who serve as Teaching Fellows.

The MEST program provides rigorous entrepreneurial training and extensive hands-on project work, designed so that EITs master industry-proven methodologies for software development. This coursework is supplemented by a series of guest lectures, featuring the experiences and insights of internationally-recognized executives and successful entrepreneurs.

Every year, MEST trainees are recruited from among the brightest and most driven university graduates in Ghana.

Complete Support

To ensure that EITs can focus completely on becoming world-class entrepreneurs, MEST provides:

  • Full Scholarship – MEST covers the total cost of Tuition.
  • Three Meals a Day – Prepared and server by MEST’s catering staff
  • Free Housing- EITs are Housed at a hostel for the duration of the two year program, free of charge.
  • Monthly Stipend – MEST provide each EIT with a small monthly stipend

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants must have a degree in ANY subject from a Ghanaian university or technical college
  2. CV
  3. Cover Letter

Desirable Qualities:

  1. A desire to make a difference
  2. A strong interest in technology and software
  3. An entrepreneurial spirit
  4. Demonstrated personal drive, stamina, and self motivation, as well as the ability to meet goals and deadlines
  5. Confidence and independent thinking
  6. Excellent people skills
  7. Strong interest in teamwork
  8. The ability to communicate candidly and persuasively
  9. Proven academic excellence

Admissions Timeline

Application Deadline: April 1st 2014

Offers Sent Out: June 1st 2014

Screening and Interviews: April 2nd 2014 – May 2oth 2014

School Opens: First Week of August 2014


Apply Now to Study at MEST Ghana

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Melwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology

E-Mail: [email protected] ,

Phone Number: + 233 20 201 4363


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