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  • 2019/2020 NNPC/TOTAL National Merit Scholarship Scheme.

    Posted 2019-10-21 21:54:11 by: ENG Team

    CALL FOR APPLICATIONS. Total Upstream Nigeria Limited (TUPNI) Operator of the OML 130, in pursuance of its Corporate Social Responsibility, invites applications from suitably qualified Nigeria studnets to its 2019/2020 NNPC/Total National Merit Scholarship Scheme. This award is open to all first year and second year full-time students irrespective of course of study, is aimed at assisting brilliant Nigeria students to finance their education. The Scheme provides annual scholarship grants to successful candidates from their year of award (first or second year) to the completeion of their degree program. ELIGIBITY To qaulify for consideration, an applicant MUST: 1. Be a Registered FULL TIME undergraduate in a recognized Nigerian University 2. Be a certified 100 or 200 level student at the time of application 3. Show proof of SSCE or Equivalent Certificate. 4. Show proof of the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) score. 5. Show proof of Admission letter from the University and Matriculation Number 6. Show proof of A-level or Equivalent Certificate (for direct entry students) PLEASE NOTE: 1. Students with less than 200 score in UTME need not apply 2. Students with less than 2.50 CGPA of 5-point scale, or equivalent 4. 300 level students and above need not apply 5. Current beneficiaries of similar awards from any other Company or Government Agency need not apply. Forms are available online ONLY. To apply, applicants should visit: Application Deadline - November 14, 2019 Selection Test will hold on Saturday December 7, ...

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  • Global Innovation Fund

    Posted 2019-03-27 11:01:03 by: ENG Team

    Got an Idea? Apply to the Global Innovation Fund Today The Global Innovation Fund invests in social innovations that aim to improve the lives and opportunities of millions of people in the developing world.   GIF is a unique hybrid investment fund that supports the piloting, rigorous testing, and scaling of innovations targeted at improving the lives of the poorest people in developing countries. Through our investments, we support a portfolio of innovations that collectively open up opportunities and improve the lives of millions of people across the developing world.   Driving social impact GIF supports innovators at all stages of development. Through grants, loans (including convertible debt), and equity investments ranging from $50,000 to $15 million, we back innovations with the potential for social impact at a large scale, whether they are new business models, policy practices, technologies, behavioural insights, or new ways of delivering products and services that benefit the poor in developing countries.   Stages of Funding GIF provides seed capital to support the startup and field-testing of innovations. The goal of this stage is to refine the basic concept or business model and establish the viability of an innovation at a small scale through testing in real world contexts. This stage could include initial research and development, introducing an innovation to target customers, assessing user demand and willingness to pay, or documenting social outcomes and costs of spreading the innovation. GIF values any relevant evidence or research findings that demonstrate why the innovation is needed, such as evidence of customer demand or interest in the innovation, however, we do not expect that strong evidence already exists to prove the value of the innovation.   GIF supports innovations that have already demonstrated success at a small scale. This stage is for innovators who require support for continued growth and for ...

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