Sterling Bank has commenced its Sterling Apprenticeship Program (SAP) exclusively for Nigerian secondary school leavers and graduates.
The program is a a parallel, market-fit education path designed to transform the employment market to attract, train and retain the best talents for the industry.
SAP is from the “Grow with Sterling” initiative, which is driven by the purpose to enrich lives and promote the quality of education for the average Nigerian youth.
According to Sterling bank: "Grow with Sterling is a social impact programme that will enable Nigerian Secondary School Leavers further their education under a partnership arrangement between Sterling and Nexford University.
As a first of its kind, this set of Learners will also have the opportunity to be fully engaged by Sterling under a “Work-Study” arrangement for the duration of their programme with Nexford University."
To be eligible, interested students must be a Nigerian living in Nigeria, and must have five credits including English and Mathematics at ‘O’ levels or its equivalent.
They must also provide a strong guarantor from their parents or guardian, and must not have a Bachelor’s degree and must not be enrolled in any tertiary institution in Nigeria or abroad.
Application is required as a formal request to be considered for the Grow with Sterling Work-study scholarship. To apply, you will need to complete the the application at the bank's official website.
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