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.
- 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
Shortlisted applicants will receive an invitation for an interview.
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