Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme

Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme

This is announcing the Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme for entrepreneurs from Rwanda and Kenya.

Are you destined to be an entrepreneur and a solution provider? Then, apply for the Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme

In September 2019, Bridge2Rwanda, is expanding its work by piloting an entrepreneurship development program. The High Impact Entrepreneurship Program is aimed at high potential university graduates who are intent on solving Africa’s biggest problems through entrepreneurship.

Selected graduates will be given the opportunity to participate in a fully-funded entrepreneurship program delivered by experts from across the continent and Harvard Business School Online. This will equip them with the necessary skills and mindsets to become innovative high impact and responsible entrepreneurs.

Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme Eligibility Criteria

  • Country/Region: Citizens of Rwanda and Kenya
  • Age: Applicants must be between 21 and 35 years old
  • Qualification: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree/baccalaureate degree from a reputable/accredited university and must provide a certified copy of the qualification with final year academic transcripts.
  • Graduate Status: Applicants must be 0-5 years post-university, no formal work experience is required, entrepreneurial experience recommended.
  • Selection: Students must be available for all assessments and interviews (both online and face-to-face) between 19-30 August, 2019.
  • Intention: Applicant must be or intend to become an entrepreneur.

Application and Selection Process

Step 1: Application opens on Tuesday, 6 August 2019 and will close on Monday, 19 August

Step 2: Applicants are shortlisted and required to complete an online assessment by 22 August, 2019

Step 3: Online assessment results are verified, and applicants are shortlisted for interviews in the week of 26-28 August, 2019

Step 4: Applicants receive a final selections status update by 29 August, 2019.

Step 5: Selected graduates are required to attend an online orientation and induction event on Saturday, 31 August, 2019.

NOTE: The Program commences on the 3rd of September 2019 with an online program and will end on the 13 of December.


The Program is fully funded including transportation allowance and on-campus meals.

Travel and accommodation will be arranged for Rwandan graduates living outside of Kigali and Kenyan graduates for the period of the Program blocks.

Programme Dates:

Orientation: Online Orientation 2 September

Block 1: Harvard Business School Online Core – 4 September to 16 December
Theme(s): Business essentials including Business Analytics, Economics for managers and Financial Accounting

Block 2: Ethical Leadership – 30 September to 4 October- (Rwanda)
Theme(s): Responsible entrepreneurship

Block 3: Personal Development & Opportunity Recognition- 11-15 November – (Rwanda)
Theme(s): Finding your IKIGAI

Block 4: Human-Centred Design Thinking- 9-13 December (Rwanda)
Theme(s): Idea formulation and validation

How to apply for the Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme

If you’re sure you meet the abovementioned criteria and are willing to participate in the Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme, then, head over to the application portal now and apply.

Learn more about the Bridge2Rwanda High Impact Entrepreneurship Programme by visiting the main website.

Good luck as you apply!

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