Dutch-Nigerian business challenge 2017 for Students and recent graduates.

Application Deadline: June 10th 2017

The Dutch-Nigerian Student Business Challenge is an innovative business case competition where 12 Dutch and 12 Nigerian students work together on sustainable entrepreneurial solutions for real-life challenges in Nigeria’s energy, health or water-food sector.

The challenge runs from June till November 2017 and is initiated by the Dutch Government. TU Delft in the Netherlands organises the challenge in close collaboration with Passion Incubator in Nigeria. The Dutch-Nigerian student teams are offered a co-creation programme in which the students work together both on- and offline.

Are you a student? Do you want to work in a Dutch-Nigerian team on sustainable entrepreneurial solutions for real-life challenges in one of the sectors:

  • Energy
  • Health
  • Water
  • Food

Are you able to dedicate much time and effort in the period June till November?


The ideal candidates should be:

A Nigerian National
An excellent student and young professional who have finished his/her study more than 3 years ago;
an outstanding video application and CV
an excellence recommendation letter from his/her university
Sufficient time to work on the challenge in the teams from June 2017 – November 2017 and perhaps even beyond
Full-time availability during the assessments day (21 June) and two workshop weeks (September 4-8; and October 23-27);
A Professional level of English;
Proper skills to develop a business case; have social, technical and /or business skills;
Access to computer and internet

2. Prepare an outstanding video (duration max 3 minutes) in which you state WHY you should be selected for this challenge

3. Get a recommendation letter from your university

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Dutch-Nigerian business challenge 2017


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