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The Young Entrepreneurs Empowerment Program (YEEP) is offering to help entrepreneurs with scholarships, mentorship and funding that they’ll need to develop their business ideas and scale their enterprises.

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This program’s organizers aim to support startups, social enterprises and organizations run by young people. They are particularly interested in engaging early and growth-stage startups and social enterprises. If you meet these criteria, you may consider applying for a place in the program.


Applicants that YEEP accepts into its mentorship and funding program will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Get access to opportunities for learning and growth from within the YEEP network
  • Receive funding

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  • Acquire skills that they’ll need to succeed as entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Access business networking opportunities that may yield valuable partnerships and other business relationships
  • Get a certificate in Business Management


Persons who intend to apply for this program should meet these conditions:

  • Should be leaders of startups, social enterprises, or organizations making an impact
  • Must be between 18 and 40 years old

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  • Should be prepared to pitch their business to an audience of investors
  • Must be passionate about their business proposal

If you would like to apply for the YEEP Scholarship, Mentorship and Funding Program, click here.

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This article was first published on 25th June 2022


Ikenna Nwachukwu holds a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He loves to look at the world through multiple lenses- economic, political, religious and philosophical- and to write about what he observes in a witty, yet reflective style.

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One thought on “The YEEP Scholarship, Mentorship And Funding Program For Startups”

  • I am already on the verge of running an sme , I have lots of entrepreneurial skills and would still be interested in acquiring more

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