Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Applications open for $30,000 scholarship to attend Singularity University’s 2013 Graduate Studies Programme

Nigerian innovators, entrepreneurs, academics and scientists have been invited to apply for an opportunity to win a $30,000 scholarship to attend the Graduate Studies Programme of the Singularity University, California, USA.

This contest is open to academics, scientists, and entrepreneurs from Nigeria, who are ready to transform their innovative ideas into reality. It is an exciting opportunity to present their ideas for the future.

The Graduate Studies Program (GSP13) at Singularity University is a ten-week interdisciplinary program which brings together entrepreneurial leaders and top graduate and postgraduate students from around the globe to explore solutions aimed at solving some of the world's most pressing challenges.

Emem Andrew, a Nigerian former staff of SHELL who was class speaker for the 2010 edition of the Graduate Studies Programme, is the promoter of the scholarship:  “This is your chance to share your ideas on how we could use technology to change the lives of 10 million Nigerians in 5 years and win a scholarship to Singularity University at NASA AMES, California. This is your Eureka Moment. Innovate.”

The deadline for entries is January 21, 2013. The contest is intended for individuals or teams. A candidate cannot be a member in more than one team and team size is unlimited, though teams of 2-4 are recommended.

Interested applicants can find more information on how to apply via:

Emem Andrew can be contacted via email: or via Skype: EmemAndrew

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