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Apply: 50 Travel Fellowships for Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Entrepreneurship Forum 2017

The Tony Elumelu Foundation, a nonprofit organization working to promote entrepreneurship in Africa, is hosting the Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum Oct. 13 to 15 in Lagos, Nigeria. Journalists are invited to attend and cover this conference.

Application Deadline: 23rd July 2017

Selected journalists will be notified on August 1, 2017.

Eligible Countries: African Countries

To Be Taken At (Country): Lagos, Nigeria

About the Award: The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2017 will be the largest gathering of African entrepreneurs and other ecosystem stakeholders from across the continent. It will be a showcase of the innovation and entrepreneurial potential that exists in Africa and has the potential to be the debut of the next generation of African business titans onto the global stage.

The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum is held over three days and is the physical gathering of the 1,000 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs (2017) from 54 African countries in Lagos, Nigeria. This dynamic platform allows the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurs to form networks, share knowledge, build cross border business partnerships, and connect with investors, link with corporate supply chains, influence policy makers and business leaders participating in the Forum.

Type: Fellowship


  • Working Journalists affiliated with African national or global media houses
  • Documented support provided from Supervisor/media outlet

Number of Awards: 50

Value of Award: The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum Travel Fellowship provides 50 fellowships that cover travel, accommodation, and a per diem. TEF will handle travel arrangements, accommodation and assist with visas*.

Duration of Program: October 13-15, 2017

How to Apply: Each member of reporting teams should apply separately. Maximum two-person reporting teams.

To Apply, Fill in the application details (Link below).

Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Award Providers: Tony Elumelu Foundation

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