2015 World Bank WomenX : Unleashing the Exponential Power of Women Entrepreneurs ( Scholarships Available)

Application Deadline: Ongoing

WomenX is a pilot programme providing business education and support services to women entrepreneurs running small and medium sized enterprises.

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

Completed forms should be sent by email to [email protected] and copy [email protected]

Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation for an interview.

Apply Now for the Women x Programme for Female Entrepreneurs

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Women x Programme for Female Entrepreneurs


  1. I would love to undergo this course but one has to have a running business of which I don’t have. I think it would be good if unemployed student or persons undergo such kind of courses, so as to enable them learn to have a business plan and learn more on starting and managing theirs.


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