Straight From School Initiative (Cohort 3) 2020 Program for Nigerians | APPLY NOW

Applications are currently being encouraged for the Straight From School Initiative (Cohort 3) 2020. The Straight From School Initiative programme is designed to empower students and Nigerian graduates with the necessary digital and business skills they need to excel in the marketplace and global space. So, why not hurry up and apply to get the skills needed to excel in the digital world.

Straight From School Initiative (Cohort 3) 2020 Program for Nigerians | APPLY NOW

The programme runs in cohorts and is 100% free and also 100% virtual. This means that you will be needing a laptop, mobile phone, data and also good internet service to enable you to enjoy the programme fully. The programme takes 4-6 weeks to be completed depending on the skill to be studied. The SFSI programme is usually intense and demands full attention and time from the participants. Assignments are also given and they must be submitted before you can graduate and before you can be considered an alumni.

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Core values and beliefs of SFSI

SFSI is not just another platform but a movement. This is a community of bright African young minds that are determined to learn and position themselves for greater opportunities. The participants of the SFSI programme are the exceptional youths of the society who are paving way for a brighter tomorrow. They have been trained to look out for solutions to problems in society.

Skill of focus

The programme focuses on these skills:

⦁ Website design, and

⦁ Social Media Management

Stages of the programme

The SFSI programme will be carried out according to these stages:

⦁ SFSI Student: This stage means you will startup as a student and will be introduced to your course, director, and the members of your group. You are to follow the process until the programme is over.

⦁ SFSI Alumni Network: When the programme ends, you will be issued certificates and then automatically become a member of the alumni network. You will then be onboarded to the alumni group to enable you to meet others who have been part of the programme before you. Members of the alumni network have access to a large network and resources as well.

⦁ SFSI Campus Ambassadors: This is the most advanced stage of the SFSI programme and it is not just available to anyone. Only those who have gone through the programme and graduated and went ahead to join the alumni network will be accepted if they apply. Acceptance to this badge is based strictly on character and commitment shown towards personal growth.

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Participants of the SFSI programme will benefit from the programme in the following ways:
⦁ Successful applicants will learn a skill that will earn them money.

⦁ Successful applicants have a chance of joining a network of like minds and building the learned skill.

⦁ Successful participants have access to mentorship from thought-leaders.

⦁ Successful participants have access to periodic training on business, life and career.

⦁ Successful participants have access and connection to opportunities globally.

⦁ Applicants who are successful can be SFSI ambassadors.

⦁ Applicants who are successful yet indigent can be assisted.


The eligibility criteria given below will tell you if you are eligible to apply:

  • The programme is open to Nigerian students and graduates (Maximum of 3 years).
  • The age range is from 16 to 35.
  • ⦁ Applicants must possess a laptop and have access to the internet.
  • ⦁ Applicants must be willing to complete all the courses.
  • ⦁ Interested applicants must be willing to join the alumni group.
  • ⦁ Applicants must be African and from an English speaking country.


Are you interested in the Straight From School Initiative, then it is advisable that you submit your application before the deadline. Any application after the deadline will not be considered.

To apply for the programme, click this link

You can visit the official webpage for more information, through this link

Application Deadline

September 22, 2020

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