Travel Fellowships for Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum

TEF Entrepreneurship Forum:
Travel Fellowship Application

Program(s) Offered: Entrepreneurship
Program Level: Fellowship
Provider: Tony Elumelu Foundation
Country to Work in: Lagos, Nigeria

Programme Description
The Tony Elumelu Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to promote entrepreneurship in Africa, is hosting the Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum in Lagos, Nigeria. Journalists are invited to attend and cover this conference. And travel fellowships have been provided.

Travel Fellowships provide financial support to journalists and photojournalists affiliated with African national or global media houses to attend the 2017 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum holding October 13-15, 2017.

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2017 will be the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs and other ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent. It will be a showcase of the innovation and entrepreneurial potential that exists in Africa and has the potential to be the debut of the next generation of African business titans onto the global stage.

This Fellowships provide financial support to journalists and photojournalists affiliated with African national or global media houses. Eligibility is as follows:
  • Working Journalists affiliated with African national or global media houses
  • Documented support provided from Supervisor/media outlet
Maximum two-person reporting teams.

Eligible groups
Citizens of African countries

Participating Institutions
Entrepreneurs across Africa

Number of awards
50 fellowships are offered

Sponsorship duration
The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum is held over three days (October 13-15, 2017) and is the physical gathering of the 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs (2017) from 54 African countries in Lagos, Nigeria.

Fellowship benefits
The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum Travel Fellowship provides 50 fellowships that cover travel, accommodation, and a per diem. TEF will handle travel arrangements, accommodation and assist with visas*.

This dynamic platform (i.e. TEF Entrepreneurship Forum) allows the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs to form networks, share knowledge, build cross border business partnerships, and connect with investors, link with corporate supply chains, influence policy makers and business leaders participating in the Forum.

Method of Application
To Apply, Fill in your application details here. Each member of the reporting teams should apply separately. Maximum two-person reporting teams.

Submit your application by Midnight WAT Sunday, July 23, 2017

Selected journalists will be notified on August 1, 2017.

The third annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum, will hold in Lagos, Nigeria from 13-14 October 2017. TEF Entrepreneurship Forum is the largest annual gathering of African entrepreneurs, where over 54 African countries represented will meet with business leaders, established entrepreneurs and policymakers to forge partnerships, share insights and fashion Africa-made solutions to accelerate the transformation of Africa. The gathering is the culmination of the TEF Entrepreneurship Programme, the Founder’s $100 million commitment to identifying, training, mentoring and empowering 10,000 African entrepreneurs over 10 years.

Application Deadline: 23 July 2017
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Africans)

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