Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme 2021: Application the for Tony Elumelu grant 2021 aimed at young entrepreneurs and innovators is now open. Applications are invited from interested candidates across a number of African countries.
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.
Tony Elumelu Grant 2021 | BACKGROUND
Through its flagship Entrepreneurship Programme the Foundation empowers African entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship ecosystem across 54 African countries. The TEF training curriculum has been designed to segment entrepreneurs based on the demonstrated capability and knowledge.
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
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 are interested in Tony Elumelu Foundation 2021 application for entrepreneurship grants, then proceed to register online 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.
Application Deadline: application runs from January 1 to March 31.