2015 MTN Foundation Scholarship Nigeria – How to Apply

mtn nigeria foundation science and technology scholarship 2015I am glad to announce to the general public, especially the full time of second year students of Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education in Nigeria that MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme is ongoing.

The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme arranged and lunched by MTN to provide financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence. The scholarship only entered on the full time second year students studying in public tertiary institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) in Nigeria.

The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme award which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends goes for a maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses.

I want you to that this scholarship is renewed every year until graduation for existing awardees provided they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (Second Class Upper/Upper Credit) while new applications, when advertised, are welcome from full time students in their second year of study.

Eligibility candidate for MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship

Please I encourage you to read carefully before completing the form and be sure that your information you provided is authentic.

  • Applicants must be from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria with full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
  • Applicants must be from public Universities and Colleges of Education with a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
  • Applicants must be from public Polytechnics with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
  • Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University.
  • Current Beneficiaries of the MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship award are not eligible to apply

 

Eligible Area of Study

Please note that the only applications from students studying one of the under listed courses will be considered:

  • Accountancy/Accounting
  • Agric. Extension and Rural Development
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Production and Health
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  • Applied Physics
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil EngineeringComputer and Electronics
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Computer and Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Industrial Physics
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  • Physics Electronics
  • Geophysics
  • Physics/ Computational ModelingPure/ Applied PhysicsStatistics
  • Statistics and Computer ScienceSystem Engineering

Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies and they will be asked to come with following documents:

  • 2 Recent Passport Photographs
  • Original and Photocopy Valid Student ID card
  • Original and Photocopy Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
  • Original and Photocopy Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
  • Original and Photocopy Admission letter for the HND programmes (For Polytechnic students only)

 

HOW TO APPLY

CLICK HERE TO APPLY by completing the MTN Scholarship Application Form online.

 

MTN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION CLOSING DATE

Closing date for receipt of application is Sunday, September 6th, 2015

Please note that all information provided will be verified and incomplete applications will be disregarded.

MyEduGist Team

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Nicholas Babatunde Lateef is a Blogger and Career Builder (Business and Educational Consultant). He is the Founder and CEO of MyEduGist. He has the passion to provide useful and quality update about Education, Examinations and Scholarships worldwide. You can also like him on Facebook, follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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