The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEFS) Scholarship Program 2024 – Applications are now Open


Annually, the NHEF identifies exceptionally talented young individuals from our diverse Partner Universities who have demonstrated remarkable academic prowess and a well-rounded profile encompassing both professional and extracurricular achievements.

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Selected candidates receive intensive career training and engage in skill-building exercises aimed at fostering long-term career development.

To qualify as an NHEF Scholar, each candidate must exhibit a profound commitment to leadership, community service, and philanthropy, aiming to leave a lasting impact on a global scale.

Benefits of NHEF Scholarship

Participating in the NHEF Scholarship Program comes with numerous advantages:

Orientation Program:

Each candidate undergoes a weeklong orientation program, providing essential career development training. This program plays a crucial role in facilitating a smooth transition into the global workforce.

Intensive Training by International Facilitators:

Candidates receive intensive training conducted by a carefully selected group of international facilitators during the NHEF Scholars Program. This training is designed to enhance their skills and competencies.

Internship Placements:

Scholarship candidates have the opportunity to take up internship placements at our Partner Firms, typically spanning 6 to 8 weeks. This hands-on experience is complemented by a robust curriculum, ensuring continuous personal and professional development throughout the program.

Robust Curriculum:

Scholarship candidates engage in a robust curriculum, ensuring continuous personal and professional development throughout the program. This comprehensive approach contributes to the holistic growth of each participant, preparing them for future career challenges and opportunities.

Method of Application:

Follow these steps to apply for the NHEFS Scholars Program:

  1. Visit the NHEF portal at
  2. Register by creating an account on the portal. Provide your first and last name, email address, phone number, and password.
  3. After registration, verify your email address by checking the inbox of the email address used for registration. Click the provided link or copy the URL to your internet browser.
  4. Once your account is validated, log in using the email address and password you created.
  5. Proceed to the application by clicking on the “APPLY” tab from the dashboard.
  6. Complete all bio-data information and respond to the program essay questions on the application page.
  7. Prepare the following supporting documents for upload in PDF format:
  • One-page Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • One-page Cover Letter
  • Most recent Statement of Result

8. Review your application responses and Submit.

Selection Resouces

Application Deadline: March 29, 2024