The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Africa’s leading entrepreneurship-focused
philanthropy, has announced a call for entries for the 2018 TEF Entrepreneurship
Forum Travel Fellowship for African journalists.
The Travel Fellowship will provide financial aid to journalists and photojournalists
affiliated with African national or global media houses to attend the 2018 Tony
Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum happening on the 25 th of October
2018 in Lagos, Nigeria. The Travel Fellowship covers travel and accommodation,
while affording journalists the opportunity to interact with participants, guests, key
public and private representatives, and leading speakers at the TEF
The TEF Entrepreneurship Forum 2018 is the largest gathering of African
entrepreneurs and the broader entrepreneurship ecosystem. It will unite over
5,000 entrepreneurs, global investors, leaders from the African public and
private sectors and development organisations, presenting the unique
opportunity to generate ideas, forge networks and bring policymakers and the
private sector together, in a spirit of robust debate and interaction. The 2018
cohort from the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme, as well as
mentors and partners, will be present, as the culmination of their intensive
This year’s Forum will include an interactive session with President Uhuru
Kenyatta of Kenya and President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana, moderated by
TEF Founder, Tony O. Elumelu.
It will also feature the launch of TEFConnect, the world’s
largest digital platform for African entrepreneurs, dedicated to connecting
African entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Interested journalists are encouraged to apply HERE.
• Working Journalists affiliated with African national or global media houses
• Documented support provided from Supervisor/media outlet
Deadline: Midnight, September 12, 2018.