Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) Scholars Program 2021-2022

Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) Scholars Program 2021-2022

Deadline: April 25, 2021

Applications are open for the Nigerian University of Technology and Management (NUTM) Scholars Program 2021-2022. The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year full-time interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design.

During the program, Scholars will learn and study concepts in technology, entrepreneurship and design, management and leadership. The NSP intends to groom stellar young leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds across Africa to be change agents for the region and the world.

Program Highlights

  • TED Lab: An entrepreneurship capstone project to enable Scholars build a venture from scratch during the NSP.
  • Shadow a Leader: A full-time opportunity to shadow senior leaders through a six week internship.
  • Global Immersion Week: A short study trip to a select location to gain exposure to international business and culture.
  • Writing Centre: Guest lectures, workshops and individual mentorship by eminent leaders and entrepreneurs.
  • Career Readiness: A workplace ready toolkit consisting of coursework, industry sessions, simulations, individual and group feedback.


  • Open to Africans and Africans in Diaspora;
  • Applicant should possess a recognized undergraduate degree in any discipline;
  • Not more than 32 years of age (as on the date of application).

For the NUTM Scholars program, they are looking for bright, curious and passionate individuals who are motivated to create an impact in Africa and the world. While the program seeks diversity, the following attributes can prove to be advantageous:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience and an ability to overcome challenges;
  • Strong passion for an idea with potential impact in Africa;
  • Awareness of global trends in technology;
  • High personal integrity, self-awareness and initiative;
  • Good academic record;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.


  • Stage 1: Online Application
    Complete the online application form and provide information on your background, education, work experience, interests and motivations. There is NO application fee.
  • Stage 2: Online Assessment
    Shortlisted candidates from Stage 1 will be invited for an online assessment. The assessment will test learning agility, personality traits and critical thinking abilities.
  • Stage 3: Telephonic Interview
    Qualified candidates from Stage 2 will be invited for a 20 minute telephonic interview. The telephonic interview will evaluate your aspirations and suitability for the NSP.
  • Stage 4: Panel Interview
    The final stage is an in-person 20-minute interaction with a panel. At this stage, you will be assessed on your aptitude, leadership potential and motivation to attend the Program.

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For more information, visit NUTM Scholars Program.