The MTN foundation scholarship of 2019/2020 is undergoing. This award is made available by the MTN Foundation to aid select students of a Nigerian origin with their tuition fees in their various higher institutions spread across Nigeria. New scholarships are for 200 level students while old scholarships are renewed provided the awardee doesn’t fall below the required 3.5 CGPA on a scale of 5.0 or 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (second class upper). This article would explain every facet of this scholarship ranging from;
Yes, the form is out and application is currently ongoing. Interested applicants are advised to make haste in registration as this scholarship is only open for a limited time for application.
The MTN foundation scholarship award is made available by the MTN Foundation to aid select students of a Nigerian origin with their tuition fees in their various higher institutions spread across Nigeria.
New scholarships are for 200 level students while old scholarships are renewed provided the awardee doesn’t fall below the required 3.5 CGPA on a scale of 5.0 or 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (second class upper).
Which Course of Study is Eligible
There are a lot of courses that are available for the scholarship and these courses are carefully listed out below;
Agric. Extension and Rural Development
Animal Breeding and Genetics
Animal Production and Health
Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
Computer and Electronics
Computer and Information Science
Computer and Mathematics
Electrical/Electronic Engineering • Electronics and Computer Technology
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Physics/ Computational Modeling
Pure/ Applied Physics
Statistics and Computer Science
Which Level is Eligible
All 200 level students who are in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of educations) and have their course of study listed above can apply for and get the scholarship.
What are The MTN Foundation Scholarship Requirements
Applicant must be a fully enrolled student in a Nigerian tertiary institution
After Applicants details are verified, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test. They will be required to come with 2 recent passport photographs as well as the original and photocopy of the following documents:
A valid Student ID card
Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
Admission letter for the HND programs (For Polytechnic students only)
How Much is the MTN Scholarship
The value of the scholarship is 200,000 naira only and is available for up to 500 nigerian scholars.
Who Can Apply for the Scholarship
Any Nigerian citizen currently enrolled in a public higher institution whose course of study is listed and has a cumulative of 3.5 on a 5.0 scale or 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. Previously awarded scholars have to maintain their CGPA within this bracket for renewal.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
The mode of application is online. Any interested applicant should visit HERE and register.