The NHEF Scholars Program provides Nigerian undergraduates with a range of opportunities designed to aid them in long-term career development.

Each year, NHEF works with their partner universities to identify a cohort of talented students to participate in their intern class. Through sustained support and coaching, they facilitate the placement of these scholars into their esteemed partner institutions to ensure they gain real-world work experience.

The NHEF Scholars Program provides undergraduates the opportunity to work in leading companies in the following sectors: Financial services, Engineering, Law, technology.

NHEF Scholars Program Partner Universities.

  • Ahmadu Bello University
  • Bayero University
  • University of Ibadan
  • University of Nigeria, Nsukka
  • University of Port Harcourt

Eligibility Criteria

  • Open to students in their Penultimate year at the Partner Universities;
  • Eligibility varies depending on your course of study. However, if you are not certain, they would recommend that you submit an application anyway and we will advise on possible options.

Method of Application

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below


Scholarship Application Deadline: 31st May, 2019.