The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is a FREE 4-day in-residence programme for high potential 20 to 25-year olds to learn world-class practical training, inspire innovation, drive success in the market lace and ultimately lead to the transformation of the Nigerian economy.

It is also important to note that YPB only accepts 200 participants who will be selected from a pool of numerous applications.


To be considered for the YPB, you must:

  • Be a Nigerian
  • Be a final year undergraduate student in a Nigerian university or a recent graduate
  • Have a burning desire to solve problems and thrive in Nigeria

Duration and Reward

  • The Young Professionals Bootcamp (YPB) is an intensive 4-day in-residence leadership and enterprise program
  • Professional skills: Fellows are exposed to critical skills, tools, and resources they require to thrive in their chosen career, via general training on leadership and curated sessions for entrepreneurs, corporate professionals, and creatives.

  • Mentorship: Fellows meet, engage and learn from the insightful stories and experiences of established industry mentors across business, corporate career and creative industry.

  • Community & Networking: Fellows connect with one another and nurture rewarding relationships that will accelerate their career trajectory in the short and long term.

  • Post-Bootcamp Support: Fellows expand on the skills and contacts they gain throughout the program by taking advantage of continuous professional development, networking, and collaboration opportunities provided by The Platform YPB.

Required Documents

To apply, candidates must be ready to submit the following documents;

  • Birth certificate
  • Statement of results (for graduates)
  • Academic transcripts (for final year students)

Method of Application

Interested candidates should click on the button below to begin their application.

Scholarship status

Selected candidates will be subjected to virtual pre-bootcamp activities before the commencement of in-person training.

Deadline: March 29, 2022

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