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Nigerian Entrepreneur to receive N500million Grant

Grant Opportunities Over 1000 Nigerians will this year be beneficiaries of N500Million Naira Grant seed capital set aside for young Nigerian entrepreneurs and students. This was disclosed this week during the launch of the YES Grant Scheme by the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF) in partnership with Heritage Bank, which took place at the Four Point Hotel in Lagos, Nigeria. The event, which was very well attended by dignitaries, including representatives from the Nigerian University Commission (NUC), National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), as well as captains of industries and top government functionaries as part of efforts to grow more indigenous entrepreneurs among young Nigerians and deliberately create over 50,000 jobs in the next 5 years of the program circle.   ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA The Entrepreneur YESGrant is a grant to your business and NOT A LOAN. To apply for the grant, the owner of the business applying must be a Nigerian between the ages of 18 and 40 and must be a registered member of the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum (NYPF). The innovative idea of the entrepreneur must be from one of the following sectors: Agriculture Creative Economy (Fashion, Photography, Creative Arts, Music and Film Entertainment) Information and Communications Technology (ICT) ...

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