2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation – Apply For TEF Entrepreneurship Program

2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation – Apply For TEF Entrepreneurship Program

2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation – Apply for TEF Entrepreneurship Program. The 2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Application Portal is now open for all 54 Africans to apply as the portal is now open to receive applications.

This opportunity is meant for Entrepreneurs in Africa who are either start-ups or have been in business for a maximum of three years. The 2020 TEF Entrepreneurship program is the 7th cycle since 2015.

Who Is Tony Elumelu?

Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu is a Nigerian economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank for Africa, Transcorp, and the founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation.

Successful applicants will join the over 9,000 current beneficiaries, from 54 African countries, and receive business training, mentoring, a non-refundable $5,000 of seed capital, and global networking opportunities.

See also: 2021 South Africa MTN Global Graduate Development Programme

The Programme is a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify, train, mentor, and fund 10,000 young African entrepreneurs. Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is Africa’s private-sector-led philanthropy that is empowering Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurs across the African continent.

How To Apply For 2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation

The step below will guide you on how to apply for the 2021 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship program.

  1. Click TEF Application Portal to take you to the registration page
  2. Click on the TEF CONNECT at the upper right side of the page.
  3. Kindly tap on sign in if you already have an account, but if don’t kindly click sign up.
  4. Enter your First name, Last name, Active Email address, and Strong Password.
  5. Tap I’m not a robot and click sign up.
  6. After Sign in, click on Apply Now to commence your Applications.

Requirement For 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme

The following are the criteria for the 2020 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme.

  • Must have a functional email address.
  • You must not be below 18years of age
  • Applicants that have received TEF seed capital in previous years are not allowed to apply now.
  • You must have an Identity Card (International Passport, Drivers License, Residency or Citizens Card, Voters Card, Tax ID).
  • Scanned any of your chosen forms of ID and ready for upload in pdf, jpeg, jpg, gif, or doc format before you start the assessment test.

Application Closing Date

The application closing date is from January 1 to March 31, 2021.

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