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

  Name: Mercy Ndubueze (NHEF Scholar ’17) Attends: University of Ibadan Industry Track: Financial Services Destination: Kuramo Capital Management   I am sincerely grateful for the rare opportunity to be a part of the Class of 2017. I am still in awe of the experience, as it far exceeded my expectation and opened me up

  Name: Uche Osita (NHEF Scholar ’17) Attends: University of Nigeria, Nsukka Industry Track: Law Destination: Ikeyi and Arifayan LP     Ever since the NHEF Scholars Program 2017, my life has been transformed. To be honest I was not sure I would be selected because I was in final year and the NHEF website expressly

Name: Ukamaka Cyriacus (Scholar ’17)  Attends: University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Economics) Industry Track: Financial Services Destination: Kuramo Capital Management     I feel that The NHEF is in agreement with the saying that ‘nothing should ever hold a man back from his future.’ My experience with NHEF has been life-changing. Starting from the phone call

  Name: Ogechi Nwikpo (NHEF ’17) Attends: University of Nigeria, Nsukka (Mathematics) Industry Track: Financial Services Destination: KPMG     MY EXPERIENCE THUS FAR AS PART OF THE NHEF CLASS OF 2017 SCHOLARS. The first time I heard about the Nigeria Higher Education Foundation was in 2016. I was just entering my second year then

Name: Maimuna Sulaiman (NHEF Scholar ’17) University: Bayero University, Kano (Law) Industry Track: Law Destination: Fides and Fiducia LP   My testimonial on my experience so far, from the Scholars Program to be precise, can be summarized thus; ‎I got to discover that I had so much potential and my “unknown” inner strength unfolded. Through

Al-Amin Bugaje (NHEF Scholar ’16) emerged as best student at Ahmadu Bello University with a GPA of 4.93 for the 2016/2017 session. He graduated from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with the highest ever recorded GPA the school has every recorded in the school’ s 55-year of existence. During the convocation ceremony, the Group Managing

Mujaheed Nuhu (NHEF Scholar ’16) earned a scholarship to pursue his master’s degree in Civil Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in Saudi Arabia. He obtained a Bachelor’s of Engineering -Water  Resources and Environmental Engineering – from Ahmadu Bello University. He graduated as the top scholar in his graduating class. During his NHEF  interview, Mujaheed referred to his acceptance into the

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