Apply Now for David Oyedepo Foundation 2016 Scholarship Program

DavidOyedepo FundationAbout David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Programme

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries. The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.

 

David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Programme

ELIGIBILITY / REQUIREMENTS

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship program is open to Young Africans who meet the following criteria:

  • Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
  • Are between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
  • Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
  • Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
  • Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:

At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)

80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript

Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

 

NOTE:

The application for the scholarship does not guarantee admission to the specified Universities; all admission to the University is to be secured independently by going through the University’s admission process. Hence, award of the scholarship is CONDITIONAL on University admission.

Applicants not meeting the above technical eligibility requirements will not be forwarded to the selection committee.

 

DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION APPLICATION PROCESS TIMELINE

February 16, 2016 Applications Open
April 15, 2016 Application Closes
April – May 2016 Semifinalists are interviewed by scholarship committee
June 2016 Applicants are notified of their status
June – July 2016 University Admissions and Visa processing by scholars
August – September 2016 Resumption of Scholars in Covenant and Landmark University

 

SELECTION PROCESS AND CRITERIA

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program selection process is a need dependent, merit based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Following this review, chosen finalists will be interviewed by the David Oyedepo Foundation team, through an online video conferencing platform. If advanced to the final round, applicant must provide;

  • Proof of application to Covenant or Landmark University
  • Proof of citizenship
  • All original copies of documents uploaded during application.

Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

  • A proven record of superior scholastic ability
  • Displayed financial need
  • Outstanding character
  • A proven record of leadership and community involvement
  • A commitment to influence home community with skills learned

 

APPLIATION SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Applications must be submitted online at https://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/scholarship.

 

Please visit www.davidoyedepofoundation.org/scholarship for more information.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline for applications for the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program is 11.59 pm GMT + 01.00 on Friday 15th April 2016.


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3 Comments

  1. I wish too have this scorlarship….I have been @ home for over 3years…I attend living faith church,A.K.A winners chapel..@ kaduna street D-line…

  2. If I am being opportuned too any university,I will really appreciate it…daddy may God almighty bless u more u could expect.

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