2016 World Bank WomenX Scholarship Programme for Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria.

Application Deadline: July 31, 2016.

The World Bank is awarding Scholarship to Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria to learn at the Enterprise Development Centre.

The Enterprise Development Centre, Pan- Atlantic University in collaboration with The World Bank will

  • Provide practical Business Education through a blended learning approach (online and in- class training)
  • Help strengthen Female Entrepreneurs network
  • Offer Mentoring
  • Create linkages between financial institutions and Female Entrepreneurs.

Selection criteria will be as follows:

A. Company must be owned / managed by a woman

B. Should be a functional business (at least 6 months in operation)

C. The Enterprise must have high growth potential

D. High local content will be an advantage


Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for this program you need to:

1. Own a business in Nigeria.

2. Operate a business in a high-growth sector.

3. Business must be owned/managed by a woman.

4. Should be a functional business (at least 6 months in operation).

How to Apply:

Step 1 – Check Your Eligibility

Check that you are qualified to apply. See the selection criteria.

Step 2 – Register

Click here to register if you have not already done so

You will receive a confirmation email from “Women X” with all the details you will need to log in.

Step 3 – Complete Application

Once you have successfully registered, log in and click the “Start Application” button on the Start Application Tab on this page. To return to your application, click the “save and continue” button and come back to it at any time. Once you are done with your application, click on the “Submit” button at the end of the form to send it to us.

Step 4 – Keep Informed

After the closing date you will be notified if you have been shortlisted for the next stage of the competition. Constantly check the Women X Programme homepage for regular updates.

Application Process

To apply, please follow step 2 and 3 above

The deadline for application is July 31, 2016. We will evaluate applications as they arrive, and make decisions on a rolling basis. Thus, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Selection process will start in July 2016

For questions, please contact Adeola on 08174583169 or send a mail to [email protected]

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the World Bank WomenX Programme 2016


One response to “2016 World Bank WomenX Scholarship Programme for Female Entrepreneurs in Nigeria.”

  1. Olaitan Aanyoluwapo Avatar
    Olaitan Aanyoluwapo

    I love this program, I will like to join,when its Another one. Its awesome turning life arround

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