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The application portal for NUTM Scholars Program 2023-2024 is currently open. Take advantage of this ample opportunity now. See how to apply.

Have you been anticipating the Nigeria University of Technology and Management (NUTM) Scholars Program? Are you a graduate who has been looking for an opportunity to start a postgraduate program, probably due to the costs of funding your education?

If any of your answers to the above questions is ‘Yes’, do not take article for granted. Ensure that you read carefully from the beginning to the end.

NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is an opportunity for you. The application for Nigeria University of Technology and Management Scholars program (Round 1) for the 2023-2024 academic year is here again. The management of the institution has invited all the suitably qualified applicants to apply for this program.

This article has been carefully prepared to guide all interested applicants of NSP on how to apply for this program, the requirement for the application and what you are expected to do before you would be selected.

To get more detailed information about NUTM Scholars Program 2023-2023, read this to the end.

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NUTM Scholars program (NSP)

The NUTM Scholars Program (NSP) is a one-year full-time interdisciplinary postgraduate program in Technology, Entrepreneurship and Design.

During the program, Scholars will learn and study concepts in technology, entrepreneurship and design, management and leadership.

The Nigeria University of Technology and Management (NUTM) Scholars Program intends to groom stellar young leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds across Africa to be change agents for the region and the world.

Key elements of the program include:

  • 25+ courses, curated across a multi-track curriculum.
  • Delivered by best-in-class local and international faculty.
  • Focus on latest technologies as an enabler for innovation.
  • Access to global leaders through mentorship and guest lectures.
  • Immersion activities to gain exposure to global business and culture.
  • Workplace readiness programs.

Programme Structure and Courses

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NUTM Scholars Program Highlight


Lectures and workshops delivered by leading faculty from Africa and beyond.


Guest lectures, workshops, and individual mentorship by eminent leaders and entrepreneurs.


Activities geared at gaining exposure to international business, digitization, and culture.


Full-time opportunity to be mentored by a senior leader and work on a company’s project through a six-week internship


Entrepreneurship capstone project to build a venture from scratch


Career center along with placement support and workplace ready toolkit

NUTM Scholars Program Curriculum Overview

NSP will equip you with the relevant knowledge and skills to become a leader in technology, entrepreneurship, and design. It is designed to be rigorous and immersive and spans a period of 10 months, which comprises eight terms of four to five weeks each.

Courses are built on six foundational tracks and include experiential learning components.

About NUTM Alumni

  • 230% Increase in Average Salary of NUTM graduates
  • Graduates are employed in Africa’s leading firms like Paystack, Mono, and Future Africa
  • Over 16% of alumni are pursuing higher education at top ranked global universities including Wharton
  • NSP alumni are making an impact through ventures created during the NSP
  • Five(5) Ventures launched their first product | $225K raised in funding by start-ups launched during the program

Eligibility for Application for NUTM Scholars Program

NSP Requirements

All interested applicants of the NUTM Scholars Program 2023-2024 must possess the following qualifications:

  • A recognized bachelor’s degree in any field.
  • Must not be older than 35 years of age as at the date of application.

While there is no typical profile of an ideal Scholar, the following traits are what we look for:

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Strong Passion for Africa
  • Intellectual Curiosity
  • Passion and Self Awareness
  • Leadership Potential

How to Apply for NUTM Scholars Program 2023-2024

All the NUTM Scholars Program application processes for 2023-2024 academic year are done online. To apply for this program, you have to follow the procedure that I am going to show you in this section.

The NUTM Scholars Program application process is sectioned into two;

Email registration phase

Application phase

The Email Registration Phase

  1. Visit the NUTM Scholars Program official website at:
  2. Fill your complete names, phone number and preferred email address
  3. A message will be sent to you via your provided email address. Follow the mail and verify your submitted email address.

The Application Phase

Once you are through with the email verification, another message will be sent to you again, requesting that you fill your NSP application form:

  1. Go to the mail and click on “Login”
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2. Click on “Apply” button

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3. The application form will open.

Remember that you have about six(6) sections to complete in the application form. Make sure that you fill all the required entries carefully and upload the required documents.

4. Start filling NUTM scholars program application form from Personal Profile.

5. Click the “Next Symbol >>” after each section

6. Review your information after filling all the sections.

7. Finally, submit your application

Note: It is mandatory for all the selected applicants to submit their transcripts before the start of pre-term. Failing to do so would result in withdrawal of the offer.

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NUTM Application Deadline

The Nigerian University of Technology and Management Scholars Program for 2023-2024 (Round 1) applications closes on 17th March, 2023. All interested applicants are enjoined to proceed with the application processes immediately.

Key Dates:

  • Applications Open – 30 January, 2023
  • Round 1 Deadline – 17 March, 2023
  • Round 2 Deadline – 30 April, 2023
  • Round 3 Deadline – 16 June, 2023
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Fees and Scholarship for NSP Applicant

While the overall cost of delivering the NSP is ₦21.0M (~$35,000), we are able to offer this year’s program at a heavily subsidized price of ₦4.5M ($8,000), through the support of our generous benefactors and donors. Further need-based scholarships are available for meritorious applicants.

NUTM Scholars Program Admission Process

While the overall cost of delivering the NSP is ₦21.0M (~$35,000), we are able to offer this year’s program at a heavily subsidized price of ₦4.5M ($8,000), through the support of our generous benefactors and donors. Further need-based scholarships are available for meritorious applicants.

Universities Where NUTM Alumni Are Enrolled For Advanced Degrees:

Wharton University of Pennsylvania

ESADE business School

University of Edinburgh Business School

Auburn University

American University of Beirut

Cranfield School of Management

Indiana University Bloomington

University of Bath


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Reminder: NUTM holds regular Ask-Me-Anything information sessions. To hear directly from the admissions team, register now for our next session scheduled for Monday, 20 February, 2023 at 07:00 PM WAT.

I hope that you have found this article helpful. For any other questions about NUTM Scholars Program 2023-2024, kindly make use of the comment section below this article.

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