If you’ve recently completed your industrial training and have a project that exemplifies digital innovation, the Young Innovative Builders Programme 2023 is your platform to shine. This initiative celebrates the ingenuity of students like you who are propelling Nigeria’s digital economy forward. By participating in the YIB program, you stand a chance to not only gain recognition but also receive incentives that could significantly bolster your journey as a creator and innovator.
|Young Innovative Builders Programme 2023
|Laptops for Top Projects, Tablets for Runners-up
|🎓 For Whom
|Nigerian Tertiary Institution Students
|💡 Project Criteria
|Innovative, Tech-enabled, Real-world Application
|📅 Competition End
|Must be a Student until March 2023
|🧑💻 Industrial Training
|Novelty, Impact, Feasibility, Presentation Quality
|December 6, 2023
Rewards for Digital Creativity
The YIB program is poised to acknowledge and incentivize student projects that demonstrate exceptional innovation:
- Top State Projects: The most outstanding projects from each state, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), will be awarded laptops.
- Runners-Up Excellence: Additional high-ranking projects will be rewarded with tablets, recognizing a broad spectrum of student achievements.
Who Can Apply?
To be eligible for the YIB program, you must:
- Be currently enrolled in a first-degree program at a Nigerian tertiary institution.
- Have developed an innovative or technologically driven project during your industrial training.
- Remain a student for at least three months following the competition’s conclusion on December 22, 2023.
- Have completed an industrial training program.
Project Impact and Evaluation
Your application will be evaluated on:
- Innovation: How does your project redefine the norm with its novelty and originality?
- Societal Impact: Does your project provide practical solutions to pressing local or national issues?
- Scalability: Assess the potential for your project to be expanded and replicated on a larger scale.
- Presentation Quality: The clarity, detail, and visual appeal of your project’s documentation and presentation.
How to Submit Your Application for Young Innovative Builders (YIB) Program
To enter your innovative project into the YIB program:
- Prepare Your Submission: Detail the ingenuity and impact of your project, supported by quality documentation.
- Online Application: Apply through the official portal by clicking here.
- Deadline: Make sure to submit your application before the deadline on December 6, 2023.
For more information about the program and its objectives, visit the Young Innovative Builders website.
A Springboard for Tomorrow’s Digital Leaders
The Young Innovative Builders Programme is not merely a competition; it is a stepping stone for young Nigerian innovators to project their ideas into the national spotlight. If your project has the potential to make a significant impact and you meet the criteria, don’t hesitate.