Sterling Bank has commenced its Sterling Apprenticeship Program (SAP) exclusively for Nigerian secondary school leavers and graduates.
The program is a parallel, market-fit education path designed to transform the employment market; to attract, train and retain the best talents for the industry.
Geeky Nigeria reports that 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.
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.
According to Sterling Bank, 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 application and provide:
- 150-word essay answering the question “why should you be considered for the
- Grow with Sterling Scholarship? (150 words maximum)
- Secondary school certificate (WAEC, NECO, or GCE)
- Government-issued ID or passport (ID Card)
- Other relevant certificates
Apply For Sterling Apprenticeship Program (SAP)