Melwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology – Now Accepting Applications From Nigerians – Apply Now.

Application Deadline: June 30 2014

The Melwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology is now accepting Applicaions from Nigerian Technology Entrepreneurs, programmers, Technology Enthusiasts and App Developers.

MEST 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.

Complete Support

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

Full Scholarship

All EITs receive a full scholarship. Tuition is covered by MEST.

Three Meals a Day

Prepared and served by MEST’s catering staff.

Free Housing

EITs are housed at a student hostel for the duration of the two year program, free of charge

Monthly Stipend

MEST provides each EIT with a small monthly stipend.

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants must have a degree in ANY field from a Ghanaian or Nigerian university or technical college
  2. A desire to start a software company
  3. A completely-filled online application form
  4. CV
  5. Applicants from Nigeria must have completed their NYSC

Qualities We Look For

  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 – Nigeria

1) Application Period

Deadline June 30th 2014

3) Offers Sent Out

By July 14th 2014

2) Screening and Interviews in Lagos

Completed by July 14th 2014


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