The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has granted to Nigeria 100 UNWTO Tourism Online Academy Scholarships for the award of certificate on the ‘Introduction to Tourism-Industry Management Course’ in conjunction with IE University of Spain.

Applications are hereby invited for the UNWTO/IE Tourism Online Academy Scholarships for a one-month programme. The courses are flexible by design and participants can learn at their own pace and convenience throughout the process. Participants earn a certificate upon completion of the course and the accompanying quiz.

The scholarship has been shared between the Ministry and its Agencies, the Federation of Tourism Associations of Nigeria (FTAN) and ANJET, while 30 is reserved for members of the public who meet the following criteria:
    i) Candidates must have at least five (5) years working experience in tourism either in a public or private sector tourism organization;
    ii) A Student of Tourism in a Nigerian University or Government approved Tourism Institute;
    iv) A Graduate of Tourism; and
    iii) Must have access to a computer with internet facility

Steps to redeem the Scholarship:
     i) Candidates must complete the 100% online free-of-charge course to qualify for the scholarship;
     ii) Candidates must score at least 60% in the course to qualify for the certificate;
     iii) On completion of the course, candidates should forward a screenshot of their course score as evidence to the Ministry through the    
         designated email;
     iv) Only candidates with evidence of completion of the course would be given the Scholarship Code with which to access the Certificate
         from IE University;
     v) Forward their names, email, phone number and Organization/School to the Department’s email:
         [email protected]
on or before 1st June 2022.
     vi) The Scholarship Code expires on 31st October 2022,


Dr. Ifeoma A. Anyanwutaku (Mrs.)
Permanent Secretary
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture