The NHEF is now accepting applications for its annual Scholars Program. We welcome applications from driven students with a true passion for leadership and development. The NHEF provides a unique platform to nurture Nigeria’s future leaders. We invite you to apply! 

UI at 70: SUSTAINING THE LEGACY, RAISING THE BAR Ten years ago, when the University of Ibadan turned 60, the anniversary tagline was “UI:…still towering highest”. The tagline was an eloquent statement of the university’s position amongst other universities in Nigeria and, perhaps, in the sub-region. We had the bragging rights as the First and

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted a Young Professionals Networking Event on Wednesday, March 21, 2019 at the Kuramo Capital Management office in New York City. It provided young professionals with an opportunity to gain insight into NHEF initiatives and to network with their contemporaries from a host of industries. Attendees were able to

NHEF Fundraising Cocktail Reception

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The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted a Fundraising Cocktail Reception on September 25, 2018 at the Andaz Hotel located on New York’s Fifth Avenue. The event commemorated our celebration of the NHEF Scholars Program milestone of providing skills, training and real-world work experience to almost 100 Nigerian youth. The NHEF Scholars Program was launched

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) hosted its 3rd Annual Scholars Program Orientation on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. During the three-day Orientation Program, we hosted 40 of Nigeria’s talented Scholars from our Partner Universities – Ahmadu Bello University, Bayero University, University of Ibadan, University of Lagos, University of Nigeria and University of Port Harcourt. The

2018 NHEF Scholars Program

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      Our Vision We aim to substantially increase the number of well-educated Nigerians assuming positions of leadership in Nigeria and on the global stage. To achieve this goal, we seek  to address the skill gaps in key sectors of the economy by providing talented Nigerian University students with a broad range of programs ranging

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is pleased to announce the 4th Annual Scholarship Essay Competition. We are challenging students to think critically and strategically about change and how they can effect change in Nigeria. The 2018 Essay Topics are themed around Technology, Youth Engagement, Gender, and Socio-Economic Growth. 1) According to the National Population Commission, Nigeria’s

Name: Nurein Ibrahim (NHEF Scholar ’17) Attends: Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria Industry Track: Consulting Destination: WAVE Academies   I want to reach out to you that being a scholar of NHEF has been and will continue to be a pleasure. I, therefore, write this testimonial based on the experience and impact I have enjoyed from

Name: Tamilore Asikhia Attends: University of Lagos Industry Track: Financial Services Destination: Kuramo Capital Management   It has so far been a wonderful experience as I have had an avenue to grow in terms of knowledge in what I have a passion for, Investment banking and private equity. The various meetings and conference calls which

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