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Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2021| $5,000

SUMMARY🕡 Deadline: Mar/31/2021 👫 Open to: Africans🌍 Host Country: Nigeria👤 For: Entrepreneurs📋 Category: Entrepreneurship Prizes

Application for the Tony Elumelu grant 2021 aimed at young entrepreneurs and innovators is now open. Applications are invited from interested candidates across Africa.

The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme is a $100million commitment made by the Elumelu family to empower 10,000 African entrepreneurs over a 10-year period through, training, mentorship and funding. The goal is to create at least 1million jobs and contribute over $10billion in revenue to the African economy.

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What to Expect from the Programme?

The Entrepreneurship Programme identifies outstanding African entrepreneurs who have start-ups or business ideas with the potential to grow.  The TEF Entrepreneurship Programme will be delivered in different phases as listed below:

Application Phase

  • Training &Mentorship Phase
  • Business Plan Submission Phase
  • Pitching Phase
  • Seed Capital Phase
  • Application Requirements
  • All applicants will be required to:
  • Complete all mandatory fields in the online application form on TEFConnect.
  • Submit the form
  • Attach all the requested documents (valid identity card and photo headshot) and upload the required documents
  • Expect Foundation comments.

How to Apply

If you have a business idea or a start-up under 3 years of existence in any sector across 54 African countries, then you can register for the programme. The application form consists of four parts:

(1) Personal information
(2) Commercial information
(3) Cognitive assessment
(4) Declaration section

To ensure a transparent application process, all applicants will need to have a valid government-issued ID and indicate their name on the application form on TEFConnect exactly as it appears on the ID card.

Selected entrepreneurs will join our current 9,036 beneficiaries to receive business training, mentorship, $5,000 non-refundable seed capital and networking opportunities.



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