Eligibility to participate in the Start-up Academy

The selection/shortlisting criteria for beneficiaries are as follows:

Who is eligible?

  1. Minimum academic requirement is Higher National Diploma (HND) or Bachelors Degree (BSc).
  2. Should be between 18 and 40 years old.
  3. Provide proof of identification such as National I.D card, Int’l passport, driver license, voter’s card.
  4. Must be of Delta State origin with proof by uploading his/her Certificate of Local Government Area of Origin.
  5. Participants must be living or willing to relocate to Delta State for the duration of the training that will be held in Asaba, the state Capital.
  6. There will be a computer based test administered as a preliminary assessment for all interested participants.
  7. Must have passed through tertiary institution and looking to start a business.
  8. All applicants must submit a duly signed Guarantor's Form, Click here to download the form.
  9. Should indicate interest by completing and submitting the application form within stipulated timelines.
  10. Multiple application is discouraged as it leads to automatic disqualification from the programme.
  11. Should be unemployed or able to leave a place of employment for entire training duration as distraction or withdrawal once enrolled is discouraged
  12. Should be willing to commit to full attendance on the training schedule