MTN ICT & Business Skills Training 2023 Application Form

Last Updated on August 9, 2023

MTN ICT & Business Skills Training 2023

MTN ICT and Business Skills Training is a Youth Development initiative aimed at equipping young entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 years with tech enabled skills to keep their small businesses relevant and competitive.

The training will be delivered through a 5-week online programme which includes Masterclasses from key industry experts.

Participants will be given data for the duration of the programme to support a seamless learning experience. Not only that, the top 300 participants will be supported with an Equipment Grant worth N90, 000,000! Yes, you read that right.

In partnership with some of our ecosystem partners – Oracle, KPMG, IBM, Digital Bridge Institute, CISCO, Google, Meta, and Microsoft, 5 Phases of the ICT and Business Skills Training have been implemented in 16 states since 2018.

They are Abia, Adamawa, Akwa-Ibom, Anambra, Borno, Cross River, Imo, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kogi, Lagos, Nasarawa, Oyo and Rivers. So far 4,036 young people have completed this programme.

About MTN Foundation

The MTN Foundation scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.

Aim and Benefits of MTN ICT & Business Skills Training 2023

In this 6th phase, 3000 youths will participate in the ICT and Business Skills Training to be implemented in partnership with Microsoft and Meta. It promises to be enlightening as:

  • Microsoft will train participants on Entrepreneurship in the Digital Age, ICT for Business Success and their new Generative AI skills.
  • Meta will train participants on Skills to Build Brands and Grow Businesses Online through their Meta Boost Small Business Studios.

Requirements for MTN ICT & Business Skills Training Qualification

  • Age: Nigerian male or female 18 – 35 years old
  • Business: Own and manage a small business that has been in operation for no longer than 2 years
  • Location: Own and manage a small business located in one of the following states – Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Kebbi, Niger, Yobe state.

Application Deadline: August 18, 2023

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to MTN Foundation on to apply.

For more details, visit the MTN website

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