The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) is a Federal Government Agency established to, among others, develop and regulate Information Technology (IT) In Nigeria.
In furtherance to transforming the country into a knowledge-based and IT-driven economy, the Agency is introducing the NITDA Technology Innovation Support Scheme to provide the opportunity for building the capacity of both Hub Managers and Technology startups to ensure massive creation of entrepreneurs and jObS Within the ecosystem. The scheme is expected to cover the following areas:
1. Hub Upskilllng:
The programme is designed to ensure that Hub Managers have the required skills sets to support digital startups and build innovation ecosystems in their localities.
2. Technical Capacity Building:
This component involves equipping Nigerian youths with the technological skills required to innovate, secure decent work and access outsourcing opportunities.
3. Incubation Programme:
This is a programme designed to support idea-stage startups to scale up from Ideas to Programme market.
4 Internship Programme:
This programme is designed to provide startups with the opportunity to work with established Hubs and companies. It will provide opportunities for capacity building, mentorship and hands-on experience through engaging in real-life projects.
Please check https://scholars.nitda.gove.ng/tiess for details.
The Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Suppon Scheme are strictly based on merit and the selection Is equally distributed among the 36 States and FCT.
All eligible candidates that are interested should log on to the support scheme portal https://scholars.nitda.gove.ng/tiess and submit all relevant documents.
Please note that the registration period is Six (6) weeks from the date of this publication.
For further enquiries please, call Office of ICT Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIIE) on 0907888885 or send email to [email protected]
NOTE: Only successful candidates will be invited for the oral interview.