Apply For Student Innovation Challenge (SIC), N30m in Seed Fund

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How To Apply For Student Innovation Challenge (SIC), N30m in Seed Fund | The Student Innovation Challenge(SIC) is about collaboration, innovation and creativity. Undergraduates across all accredited tertiary institutions in Nigeria will present their innovative ideas and solutions, learn the skills required to start and grow a successful business, perfect pitch delivery, receive business developmental support and seed funding

Student Innovation Challenge, SIC


30 Finalists will receive 1 MILLION NAIRA each in SEED FUNDING. Funds must go towards advancing your idea. Reimbursements and/or invoices, not cash awards and funding will be disbursed on agreed milestones.



SIC is open to students in Nigerian universities and polytechnics by application only.

Giving undergraduate student entrepreneurs an opportunity to explore and grow their startup ideas into sustainable and scalable social enterprises.

  • You must be a current university or polytechnic undergraduate.
  • An idea can be submitted by an individual or a team, but all team members must be university undergraduates.
  • Only one entry per team or individual.
  • Each team should have a maximum of 3 members inclusive of one team leader.
  • Your idea must be technologically driven.
  • All pre shortlisted applicants will be invited to pitch at the regional finals event.


To apply visit

Your Pitch MUST be solving a local challenge.

Application Deadline

Applications MUST be submitted on or before 15th of April 2018.

This program is a public -private collaboration and it is made possible through the support of The Presidency Federal Republic of Nigeria,Bank of Industry and the Civic Foundation for Innovation.

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