The Intel Student Partner Program: Open to University Students in OAU, RSUST & FUTA


Students are invited to apply for the Intel Student Partner program in 3 universities in Nigeria namely, Obafemi Awolowo University, Federal University Of Technology, Akure, and Rivers State University Of Technology.

ย What is the Intel Student Partner Program?

This program is designed to enable students at leading universities in Nigeria to have the opportunity to work closely with Intel and understand their latest technologies.

Students who join this program will receive technical training, incredible connections, and extraordinary opportunities from Intel. Students will also be exposed to new Intel technologies, ย development tools, and industry defining software applications from Intel and its global partners.

In return, a student partner is tasked with inspiring peers by sharing and promoting these new technologies and benefits on campus through organised Intel developer activities.

Qualification Criteria

Program Participants can apply to be part of the Intel Student Partner Program by submitting an application here

Eligibility criteria are:

  • University status: Participants must be enrolled in a full time program in computer science or engineering field ย at the following universities:

    • Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife

    • Federal University Of Technology, Akure

    • Rivers State University Of Technology, Port-Harcourt

  • Academic excellence: Participants must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of minimum 3.5 from their university. Proof of grade point average in the form of academic transcripts is required.

  • Leadership experience: Participants must demonstrate that they have previously organized and led other students in running or implementing a project or event that is of value to the University community. Proof for this should be provided in the form of reference letters from the organization for which they implemented the program.

Program Duration

Participants can apply at any time until 25th of September, 2015, and will be notified within 7 days of their application date regarding the status of their application. The Program typically runs for one year, but Intel, at its sole discretion, may determine the end date of the Program. You can find out more about the programย here. Apply now!

Partner Benefits

Partners will receive the following benefits:

  • Profiling within the Intel Developer Zone (within regional sections dedicated for Africa as a Partner).

  • Opportunity to participate in certain Intel events locally and internationally. For any event that requires travel, Intel will cover all associated, reasonable costs (transport, accommodation and board) on behalf of the Partner based on actually incurred costs only which must be supported by a valid proof of payment.

  • Sneak peeks at some development tools, and industry-defining software applications that are public but may not be readily available in your specific market.

  • Access to mentors within Intel to support Partners to build their global network and career skillset.

  • Monthly stipend of $50 (Stipend) payable in equivalent local currency. The Stipend will only be available for months of Partnersโ€™ full time enrollment at the University, excluding University holiday months, (Eligible Months). The Stipend will be subject to additional contractual obligations to be signed by the Partners with the Agency.

  • Branded Intel merchandise (Merchandise): 1 branded jacket, 1 branded T-shirt, 1 branded laptop bag, 1 branded laptop cover of a total value of approximately $200.