Nestlé Nigeria restates commitment to promoting youth education in her host communities

 Nestlé Nigeria PLC has announced the second phase of her community

scholarship scheme for youth of her host communities. The scholarship scheme

is positioned to enable deserving students of her host communities attain their

educational and personal aspirations through financial sponsorship.

The scheme which was launched in 2020 for the host communities of the

company’s factories located at Sagamu Interchange, Ogun State and Abaji,

Federal Capital Territory, has been extended to include the host community of the

company’s third factory in Agbara, Ogun State.

The scheme which is in two categories, senior secondary and tertiary, will grant

funds to cover tuition, accommodation, uniform, books and other expenses for the

duration of beneficiaries’ education in the respective categories.

This program is aligned to Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs) 4 - ensure

inclusive and equitable quality education and promoting lifelong learning

opportunities for all by 2030. Education is key to prosperity as it opens a world of


Several factors including inadequate infrastructure, lack of opportunities,

accessibility and affordability are top issues limiting access to quality education in

Sub Saharan Africa. The Nestlé Community Scholarship Scheme seeks to help

bridge the gap by providing financial support to help youth complete their science

and technology studies in the secondary and tertiary categories.

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