Application Due Date: Thursday 20 th of December, 2018.

The Tony Elumelu Structure(TEF), the French Advancement Firm (AFD) and the French Institute for Research Study in Africa, Nigeria(IFRA Nigeria), have actually signed a collaboration arrangement on the program “ Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa“.

Start in 2015, the Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa program is a humanitarian effort which objective is to determine and empower young African business owners.

As part of the arrangement, one Nigerian master trainee in Economics or Political Sciences of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) or the University of Ibadan (UI) will be picked to carry out field research study in Nigeria and Kenya, beginning in January2019 The research study will focus on studying the effect of the “ Supporting Entrepreneurship in Africa” program in the targeted nations.

The effective candidate will be co-supervised by the IFRA group and the TEF structure. He/She will be enhanced with a month-to-month stipend of 500 Euros over a duration of one year to fund his/her research study. Furthermore, transportation and research study charges in the other targeted nation will be covered. The trainee will have access to the TEF structure information and logistical assistance in Nigeria and Kenya. He/She will produce a master thesis providing the crucial research study findings in addition to a technical report to be sent to both TEF and IFRA.

The effective candidate will coordinate with a French trainee beginning fieldwork in January 2019 in other African nations. Both trainees will compare their gathered information and exchange concepts.


  • Nigerian Master Trainees in Economics or Political Sciences matriculated in UNILAG or UI for the 2018-2019 scholastic year.

Application Treatment:

  • Candidates should email their CV and cover letter to
  • Due date: Applications should be sent not behind Thursday 20 th of December, 2018.

To Find Out More:

See the Authorities Website of the Tony Elumelu Structure TEF/AFD)/ IFRA 2018/2019 Scholarship Program

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