3MTT March 2024 Applications Apply for N6 Million Innovation Challenge

3MTT Innovation Challenge: Apply Your Skills, Win Big!

Calling all Tech-Savvy Nigerians!

The Federal Government is offering a N6 million Innovation Challenge for fellows of the 3 Million Technical Talent (3MTT) program. This is your chance to showcase your technical skills and make a real difference in your community!

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What is the Challenge?

The Innovation Challenge is designed to encourage 3MTT fellows (Cohort 1) to develop solutions using their technical skills to address social issues in Nigeria.

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What’s in it for you?

  • Win Big! Six individuals or teams will win N1 million each.
  • Boost Your Career: Get a 1-week pre-incubation boot camp in Lagos to refine your idea.
  • Funding Opportunities: Attract potential investors at a demo day showcase.
  • Upskill Yourself: Earn valuable scholarships from LinkedIn and Azure.
  • Stay Connected: Receive an internet router with 500GB data.

How to Participate:

  1. Identify a Problem: Research social issues impacting Nigerians.
  2. Understand the Needs: Talk to people affected by these issues or use surveys.
  3. Match Your Skills: Choose a problem that aligns with your technical skills and can be significantly impacted by your solution.
  4. Define the Challenge: Clearly explain the problem, who it affects, and why it’s important.
  5. Craft Your Pitch: Create a compelling 3-5 minute video explaining your solution.
  6. Submit Your Application: Apply as an individual or a team (maximum 5 people).

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: Monday, March 25, 2024 (Don’t miss out!)
  • Apply Here: [Program Website (link to be provided by 3MTT)]

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

Who can participate? 

The Challenge is open to all fellows from Cohort 1 of the 3MTT program.

Can I apply as a team? 

Yes, you can apply as an individual or a team of up to 5 people.

What kind of social issues can I focus on? 

There are many! Focus on areas like education, healthcare, agriculture, or any issue you feel passionately about and can address with technology.

What should my video pitch include? 

Clearly explain the problem, your proposed solution, how your skills fit, and the potential impact.

Where can I find more information? 

Visit the 3MTT program website [Program Website (link to be provided by 3MTT)] for details and updates.

This is your chance to make your mark! Apply to the 3MTT Innovation Challenge, use your tech skills for good, and win big!

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