Women in Africa (WIA) 54 Programme 2022 for African Women Entrepreneurs

Women in Africa (WIA) 54 Programme 2022 for African Women Entrepreneurs

Women in Africa (WIA) 54 Programme 2022 for African Women Entrepreneurs

We are glad to bring this latest scholarship program from WIA to your notice, as the application is now fully ongoing. The program which was Introduced in 2017, the WIA 54 program promotes women’s entrepreneurship in Africa. Each year, it endows 54 African women entrepreneurs from 54 African countries with a comprehensive support package consisting of training, communication, and networking.


About Women in Africa (WIA)

Women in Africa Initiative is a social impact company whose mission is to support African women entrepreneurs and leaders in their journey to impact the continent’s economy. Over the past 4 years, WIA has developed the first pan-African and international platform bringing together all relevant actors; WIA implements training programs, and WIA communicates extensively on the theme “Women * Business * Africa”.

Scholarship Summary:

Category: Entrepreneurs

Organization: Women In Africa (WIA)

Country To Study: –

School To Study: –

Course To Study: Not Specified

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

Aim and Benefits of Women in Africa (WIA) 54 Programme

The 540 finalists, 54 country laureates, and 9 sector revelations will receive various rewards.

Requirements for Women in Africa (WIA) 54 Programme Qualification 2022

The Women in Africa (WIA) 54 Project criteria are as follows:

  1. A business created or led by an African woman
  2. A startup created less than 5 years ago
  3. First traction on the market (sales, number of users, funds raised)
  4. Be part of one of the 8 categories
  5. Applicants can only compete in a category that is their primary business category. For example: If you produce jams sold exclusively on a website, your category is “Agriculture” not “Digital.”
  6. If you offer digital training, your primary category is “Education” and your secondary category is “Digital”

The selection criteria for the projects

  • Innovative product, service, or technology
  • Proven business model scalability
  • Strong growth potential
  • Ambitious team with strong execution ability
  • Market traction (revenue, number of users, funds raised)
  • Potential impact in Africa


The sectors

Applicants have the opportunity to choose any of the following areas in their applications :

  • Agriculture & Agritech
  • Food & Food-tech
  • Education & Edutech
  • Fintech
  • Environment & Sustainable Development
  • Beauty Industries
  • Creative Industries
  • Health & Health-tech

Application Deadline: May 31, 2022

Application process:

Interested and qualified? Go to Women in Africa (WIA) on wia54-2022.selecteev.io to apply
For more details, visit the WIA website.

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