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Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge for Nigerian Undergraduate Students

Application Deadline: 5th August 2018

Applications are currently ongoing for the Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge for Nigerian Undergraduate Students. Interested students should see the details below.

Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge Details and FAQs

Union Bank of Nigeria Plc was established in 1917, as a full-service commercial bank that caters to the retail and commercial needs of individuals, small and medium sized companies, and major corporations.

The Campus Innovation Challenge is a Union Bank initiative (in partnership with CcHub) that aims to discover and support students engaged in entrepreneurial activities across tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

Also See: Union Bank Campus Writing Challenge

When is the application deadline?

5th August 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?


What industries are involved?

Great ideas that could be related but not limited to Education, Agriculture, Financial Inclusion, Millennial Banking and Creative Arts (Arts, Music etc).

What is the category of this opportunity?

Contest, Undergraduate

How do I know if I’m eligible?

Undergraduates of all tertiary institutions in Nigeria

What are the benefits of participating in the challenge?

  • The top 3 ideas will receive immediate cash funding of 1.5 Million Naira, 1 Million Naira and 500 Thousand Naira respectively towards creating a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) for your ideas. There will be incubation support via CcHUB’s incubation services with full engagement with Union Bank.

  • In addition, they will get partnership opportunities with Union Bank and our network of partners around the focus areas of the challenge.
  • Over the subsequent six months, the top three ideas will be supported with a range of services focused on product development, distribution and business modelling to turn their ideas into fully working products to launch in early 2019. Winners will also be able to leverage Union Bank’s strategic networks to bring their ideas to life.

What is the timeline?

The winners will be announced in August 2018 at the pitch event.

How to Apply for the Union Bank Campus Innovation Challenge

To enter the competition, apply here to submit your ideas.

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