The NSChEF Angel Fund is geared towards providing start-up capital for young chemical engineering graduates with bright ideas, as a way to foster entrepreneurship, create employment and advance the offering of the industry as a whole. This intervention seeks to provide a structured way of addressing this major gap. The angel fund based on its increasing impact serves as a good way to administer financial support for young chemical engineering graduates in Nigeria.
We are interested in entrepreneurs and Businesses who think creatively and apply smart innovation and technology to turn their ideas into unique products and services that are sustainable and solves real commercial problems.
Our areas of focus includes:
A Nigerian university graduate with a strong background in Science, Engineering, Business, IT, Agro processing, Food science and production technology (preferably Chemical and Process Engineering Background) see application requirements
Yes. Applicants must not be older than 40 years at the time of applying.
To apply, check the application requirements to determine your eligibility. Prepare your business proposal and your business model canvas (see template examples). Click on the apply link. . Fill the application form and upload the documents listed below.
Send the following documents listed to firstname.lastname@example.org
No. The NSChE Foundation does not charge applicants any fee for applying to the programme.
Successful applicants are selected after completing the application and screening stages and participating in the pitch session.
The program stages are as follows:
Applicants will receive notification immediately they submit their application. Please check your email for your application status.
Your application may be unsuccessful as a result of one or more of the reasons stated below.
Yes. Review the application requirement and selection criteria in the next programme cycle to ensure you meet the eligibility requirement. Then, follow the instructions given to describe your business idea/plan and business model canvas and other aspects of your applications.
Yes. Allowances will be made where selected candidates do not claim their places by the set deadline, the next best candidate on the waiting list will be given the opportunity to commence the programme.
Angels provide entrepreneurs with startup funds and their expertize support at the early stage of the business to help the business foster innovation, get off the ground, and carry it through the difficult early stages.
All successful applicants will be assigned a mentor from the commencement of the programme. This will be based on compatibility of business area and industry experience.
The mentor will use their expert business knowledge and vast experience to help you navigate the programme, tackle real-life business challenges and improve your business. Mentors will have an expected number of minimum contact hours with the successful candidate (mentee).
Profile of successful applicants will be made available for PR purposes. Applicants will be asked to provide a profile and photo during the early stage of the application. Strict confidentiality of records will be maintained.