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Sterling Bank partners Nexford University to launch scholarship initiative for Nigerian secondary school leavers

Adaugo Nwankpa
Adaugo Nwankpa

Driven by a purpose to enrich lives and promote the quality of education for the average Nigerian youth, Sterling Bank is introducing the “Grow with Sterling” initiative.

Grow with Sterling is a social impact programme that will enable Nigerian Secondary School Leavers further their education under a special 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.

Below is a clip of Sterling Bank’s MD/CEO speaking to a Nexford University audience about online education and employer needs.

As an employer, I would gladly hire anyone who is a graduate of Nexford. If I didn’t believe in it, I wouldn’t send my employees to undergo courses with the school. Abubakar Suleiman
CEO, Sterling Bank

This scholarship is exclusively for Nigerian Secondary School leavers. For the duration of your Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program, beneficiaries will have the opportunity to join the Sterling team and apply what they are learning.

About Nexford University's BBA Program

Nexford University's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) is a hands-on undergraduate degree for innovative minds, 100% online. Aligned with top employer needs, it equips beneficiaries with the business-ready, practical skills to stand out in today’s fiercely competitive marketplace. It also allows them to learn on their own schedule without stepping out of their role with Sterling Bank.

Beneficiaries complete their BBA in an average of 36 months and learn at a pace that suits them. With this scholarship, beneficiaries get 85% toward tuition, so they pay just $12/month. Furthermore, they get an international perspective and business-ready practical skills to hit the ground running whilst supporting their Nexford goals with access to LinkedIn Learning during their program, at no additional cost.

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Adaugo Nwankpa

Statistical and Economics Analyst with a focus on social development.