2020 LSETF-W Initiative For Lagos Women Entrepreneurs (Access Up to 5 Million Naira)

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) W-INITIATIVE, is a special intervention fund contributed between the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund and Access bank Plc, to provide access to affordable finance for female-owned businesses in Lagos State.

The scheme, which targets between 5,000 and 10,000 women was launched by Governor Sanwo-Olu at LTV Blue Roof as part of activities marking his 100 days in office.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Lagos Nature 
  • Category: Entrepreneurs 
  • Reward: 5 Million Naiara
  • Number of Awards: 500-1000 persons 
  • Deadline: Not Specified 


The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) was established by The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Law 2016 to provide financial support to residents of Lagos State, to tackle unemployment through job and wealth creation.

The Fund will operate with an initial capital of N25Billion contributed over four years by the Lagos State Government, but will also raise additional funding from various sources including donor partners, development agencies, corporate organizations and individuals. 


This Scheme is open to women entrepreneurs residing in Lagos State

Method of Application

Visit to apply or pick up the application form at any of LSETF liaison offices close to you.

It is important to go through all application requirements in the Award Webpage (see Link below) before applying.


Deadline: Not Specified