Scholarships for Women Entrepreneurs<br>United States International University Kenya

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Scholarships for women Entrepreneurs target women entrepreneurs managing a business with growth potential but lacking entrepreneurial and business skills and know-how.

This program includes courses such as Marketing, Accounting and Finance, Gender and Entrepreneurship, IT, Writing a business plan, Strategy for Business Growth, Customer Service, among others.

The program is supported by Goldman Sachs, a global investment banking and securities firm.

Course Themes

The course covers the following critical dimensions in the management of business enterprises:

  • The drivers of social and economic development
  • The role of entrepreneurship in business creation
  • What constitutes organizational competitiveness

    Course modules

    Module 1. Building Your Business Enterprise

    Module 2. Environment and Business Alignment

    Module 3. Implementing Effective Business Processes

    Module 4. Managing Your Business Productivity

    Module 5. Creating Powerful Business Networks

    Course Duration

    260 Hours covered over 5 months

    Scholarships for Women Entrepreneurs - Application Requirements

    Applicants should be women entrepreneurs who meet the following criteria:

    1. Be an East African national residing in Kenya

    2. Own a registered business

    3. Have a minimum of 3 years experience operating the business and demonstrate entrepreneurial ability

    4. The business should qualify as opportunity seeking and in a growth sector

    5. The business should have a minimum annual turnover of 2.5 million

    6. Have a minimum of secondary school education

    7. Should have received education and training in the local (country) environment

    8. Must demonstrate financial need

    Tuition scholarships available for qualified applicants.

    Application deadline is June 24.

    For scholarship application forms and more information, see; Scholarships for Women Entrepreneurs

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