10M Grant! Beyond Limits Fellowship for Founders

Beyond Limits Fellowship for Founders

The Beyond Limits Fellowship for Founders Programme is an immersive 6-week learning experience designed to assist start-up founders with skill development across several critical domains: leadership, product and marketing, people and culture, funding and finance, operations, and excellence.

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Benefits of Beyond Limits Fellowship

1. Expert Mentorship

Personalized guidance from experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts, and domain specialists.

2. Funding

Opportunities to pitch your ideas to investors and access to grant funding (10 million naira).

3. Tailored Curriculum

Access to a comprehensive curriculum addressing key areas of entrepreneurship specifically designed for early-stage founders.

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Opportunities to tap into investor networks, funding options, co-working spaces, and technical expertise.

5. Networking Opportunities

Connections with a diverse community of entrepreneurs, investors, and industry professionals through networking events and workshops.

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Program Timeline

28TH AUG, 2023 – Application Opens

The Founder Fellowship application process commences, inviting all early-stage African founders to apply.

22ND SEPT, 2023 – Application Closes

The window for submitting Founder Fellowship applications closes, concluding the application phase

29TH SEPT, 2023 – Cohort Announcement

The announcement of selected participants for the upcoming fellowship cohort is made.

7TH OCT, 2023 – Start of Programme

The Founder Fellowship program officially commences, marking the start of a transformative journey.

4TH NOV, 2023 – Graduation

Graduation day celebrates the successful completion of the Founder Fellowship program and the growth and accomplishments of the participants.

Eligibility Criteria for Beyond Limits Fellowship

The program is designed for C-suite executives of early-stage startups. To be eligible, individuals should:

  • Be between the ages of 20-35 (women founders and operators are strongly encouraged to apply).
  • Be based in Africa.
  • Have not participated in more than two accelerator programs.
  • Be from any industry sector.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the purpose of this fellowship?

  • Answer: This fellowship aims to assist start-up founders with skill development across several critical domains: leadership, product and marketing, people and culture, funding and finance, operations, and excellence.

2. Who is eligible to apply for the Beyond Limits Fellowship?

Answer:

  • Be between the ages of 20-35 (women founders and operators are strongly encouraged to apply).
  • Be based in Africa.
  • Have not participated in more than two accelerator programs.
  • Be from any industry sector.

3. How do I apply for the fellowship?

  • Answer: To apply for this fellowship, please visit the application website and follow the application instructions provided in the application portal. Ensure you submit all required documents and information before the application deadline.

4. What documents do I need to submit with my application?

  • Answer: Generally, you will need to submit a completed application form and your pitch deck. Please refer to the application guidelines for specific details.

5. Is there an application fee for this fellowship?

  • Answer: No, there is no application fee for this fellowship. We believe in providing equal opportunities to all qualified applicants, regardless of their financial status.

6. What is the selection process like?

  • Answer: The selection process typically involves an initial review of applications. The final selection is based on merit, and candidates are evaluated based on their qualifications, potential for impact, and alignment with the fellowship’s goals.

7. When will I know if I’ve been selected for the fellowship?

  • Answer: You will be notified via email on the 29th September. Please ensure your contact information is up-to-date in your application.

8. Is financial support provided as part of the Beyond Limits Fellowship?

  • Answer: Yes, there is a grant of N10,0000,000 available.

12. How can I prepare a strong application that stands out?

  • Answer: To prepare a strong application, thoroughly research Beyond Limit Fellowship’s goals and align your experiences and aspirations with them. Tailor your application to showcase your passion and suitability for the fellowship.

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