10,000 Women Initiative: Apply for Goldman Sachs Women’s Enterprise & Leadership (WEL) ProgramPosted on Monday, October 17th, 2011 at 12:48 PM
By Damilare Aiki
“The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Initiative is supporting scholarships for underserved women to attend EDC Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management (CEM)”
The Goldman Sachs 10,000 women initiative in collaboration with Pan-African University (Nigeria) is a global effort aimed at empowering 10,000 women in developing and emerging economies across the world. Every year, scholarships are being awarded to underserved women entrepreneurs.
In Nigeria, the one year scholarship includes a Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management (CEM) and follow up services such as business advisory, consulting clinics, networking and mentoring.
Application is hereby requested from qualified female business owners for the next round of the Goldman Sachs WEL Scholarship.
Selection Criteria will be as follows:
- The Company must be owned/managed by a woman
- The Company should be a functional business (at least 3 months in operation)
- The Company should be one that cannot afford CEM/ Follow-up program
- The Enterprise must have high growth potential
- High local value added will be an advantage
How To Apply
Applicants should follow this link http://nigeria.smetoolkit.org to download and fill out the WEL Application form. Completed forms should be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Short listed applicants would receive an invitation for an interview. Selected scholars will be required to pay N 75,000 as their counterparts fee for the 12 months scholarship program.
Training would be in Lagos and Abuja.
Application closes on Friday 21st October 2011
For more info or general enquiries on the EDC Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management log on to www.edc.edu.ng | Visit No 2 Ahmed Onibudo Street, off Adeola Hopewell, Victoria Island,Lagos | www.10000women.org for more on the 10,000 women initiative | Call Adeola 08191151171 | 018986060