FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) 2024/2025 for young Nigerian students – Apply Now!

The FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) 2024/2025 is now open for applications from eligible young Nigerian students aspiring to pursue undergraduate degrees in STEAM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) in accredited public tertiary institutions across Nigeria.

FATE Scholar Programme

The FATE Scholar Programme is an initiative of the FATE Foundation; a pioneering entity in Nigeria’s business incubation and accelerator sector. The programme represents a dedicated effort to foster innovation, entrepreneurship, and academic excellence among the nation’s youth.

Founded in the year 2000 by Fola Adeola, FATE Foundation has entrenched itself as Nigeria’s premier incubator and accelerator program. With a steadfast commitment to nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit inherent in Nigerians, the foundation endeavors to catalyze job creation, spur economic growth, and drive social impact.

Overview of FATE Scholar Programme (FSP)

The FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) is simply a reflection of the FATE Foundation’s commitment to youth empowerment and educational advancement.

Exclusively available to students seeking admission into their first year at accredited public tertiary institutions in Nigeria for the 2024-2025 academic year, the FSP offers a lifeline of support and opportunity to deserving individuals.

Scholars are provided with a comprehensive package of benefits and resources, to equip them with the tools and guidance necessary to excel academically and cultivate their entrepreneurial aspirations.

Benefits of the FATE Scholar Programme (FSP)

  • Financial Aid: The FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) offers financial assistance to deserving scholars as a recognition of the financial barriers that often hinder access to quality education. The program provides a lifeline of support in the form of scholarships and grants. This will empower scholars to focus on their academic pursuits.
  • Mentoring: In addition to financial aid, FSP scholars benefit from personalized mentoring and guidance from seasoned industry professionals. Through one-on-one interactions, workshops, and networking opportunities, scholars gain invaluable insights into entrepreneurship, leadership, and personal development. Mentors serve as trusted advisors, providing encouragement, advice, and strategic direction to help scholars navigate the challenges and opportunities of academic life and beyond.
  • Internship Opportunities: The FATE Scholar Programme opens doors to transformative internship experiences, allowing scholars to gain practical insights and real-world skills in their chosen fields. Through partnerships with leading organizations and industry players, scholars have the opportunity to intern at esteemed companies, research institutions, and startups.

Requirements for Applicants

To be eligible for the FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) 2024/2025, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Nigerian Citizenship: Prospective Scholars must be Nigerian citizens
  • Candidates must be passionate about contributing to the nation’s development and progress.
  • Exceptional Academic Performance: The FSP seeks out individuals who demonstrate exceptional academic prowess and a thirst for knowledge.
  • Age Limit: Applicants must not exceed 21 years of age at the time of application.
  • STEAM Course Aspirations: Prospective scholars should harbor aspirations of pursuing undergraduate degrees in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) disciplines.

How to Apply

The application process for the FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) unfolds in the stages below:

  1. Prospective scholars initiate the application process by submitting their applications online through the official FATE Foundation website given below
  2. Successful applicants are shortlisted based on their academic credentials and potential for impact.
  3. Shortlisted candidates undergo a rigorous evaluation process, which may include interviews, assessments, and essay submissions.
  4. Finalists are selected and notified of their acceptance into the program, marking the beginning of their transformative journey with the FSP.
  5. Accepted scholars participate in orientation sessions and preparatory workshops to equip themselves for the challenges and opportunities ahead.
  6. The FSP officially commences, with scholars embarking on their academic pursuits and entrepreneurial endeavors with unwavering support from the FATE Foundation community.

For more information and to apply, visit the official webpage of the FATE Foundation Scholar Programme (FSP) at https://fatefoundation.org/project/fatescholar/

Application Deadline

Prospective applicants are reminded that the deadline for submitting applications for the FATE Scholar Programme (FSP) 2024/2025 is May 19, 2024.

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