Admission Requirements

Admission requirements and fees

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How to Apply

Applicants must complete all admission processes including payment of fees

  • Pay N21,000 non-refundable application fee

  • Fill application forms

  • Upload/Scan and submit all required documents

Applications must be supported by the following documents:
  1. “Confirmation of results” from applicant’s high/secondary school, preferably issued directly from the West African Examinations Council or relevant examination body.  For mature students, notarized copies of undergraduate studies transcripts should be submitted. All transcripts will be verified.
  2. A letter of recommendation/attestation from the High/Secondary School attended. The letter should attest to your intellectual, personal and practical capacity for self-study. Mature students should submit a reference letter from their most recent employer in place of high school recommendation letter.
  3. Applicant’s curriculum vitae
  4. A personal statement or essay (not more than 500 words). Your statement should address: your reason for pursuing studies in early childhood education, the skills and experiences you are bringing to your studies and your personal goals in the field of early childhood development.
  5. Payment of non-refundable N21.000 at designated bank. Please note that your application will not be processed until bank notification of application fee is received.
  6. A photocopy of ID – national identity card, International passport picture page
  7. Passport photograph

 

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With the exception of academic credentials issued directly from the relevant councils, all documents, including passport photograph must be scanned and submitted through the online application portal.
A limited number of spots are available for each session of our ECE program. Applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

icons-2Falsified Documents

 All statements on your documents must be correct.  Received documents are routinely verified. Evidence of falsified documents will result in applicants being denied admission. Information on falsified documents is shared with the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).

Fees

Session Summer – Fall
Fee (18 credit course load)
Summer Term (N)
Fall Term (N)
Full session
Tuition
225,000.00
225,000.00
450,000.00
Registration
10,000.00
– –
10,000.00
Placement/Internship
50,000.00
– –
50,000.00
Online Resources Access
10,000.00
– –
10,000.00
Assessment
25,000.00
– –
25,000.00
Total
N320,000.00
N225,000.00
N545,000.00

*Optional: In-Canada 6-week final IT placement

6 week IT placement in Canada

6 week IT placement in CanadaStudents with adequate course credits to graduate in their second year may apply for six weeks internship placement in Canada. Students must meet the minimum eligibility requirement to qualify.

Eligibility

To be eligible for consideration, students must fulfill the following conditions:
  • Maintain a B average competency level in their first year of study
  • Show proof of funds to sustain themselves in Canada throughout placement duration
  • Fulfill all immigration requirements by the Canadian Immigration Service
  • Obtain Nigerian Police clearance certificate
  • Pay applicable administration and processing fees

 

I M P O R T A N T
Additional fees will apply for students wishing to pursue the in-Canada 6 weeks final IT placement experience.

Scholarship

icons-1Early Childhood Development Initiative believes firmly that students with a real passion for education should not be hindered by financial constraints. We are therefore pleased to offer scholarships to a limited number of students towards tuition fees. Interested applicants may apply upon offer of admission.

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