MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020 : How to Apply

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MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020 : MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme…. Application for the MTN Foundation Scholarships for 2019 is now open. This scholarship is open to Undergraduates. Application closes in two weeks time, so Hurry now to apply.

Background: 

The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.

A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends. The 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.

Since 2010, over 5,000 scholarships have been awarded. The scholarships, awarded on an annual basis, is worth N200,000.00 (Two hundred thousand Naira). This covers tuition, book allowances and living allowances for one academic year.

MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020 Eligibility

The student must be in their third year at the time of application, ie they must be in 300L
1.) Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year.

2.) Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)

3.) Applicants from public Polytechnics must have 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 300 level/3rd year in a public University.

Basic Requirements for the test

Applicants details will be verified and 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 programmes (For Polytechnic students only).

Required Courses For MTN Foundation Scholarship

Only applications from students studying any of the following courses will be considered:

  1. Accountancy/Accounting
  2. Agric. Extension and Rural Development
  3. Agricultural Science
  4. Agronomy
  5. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  6. Animal Nutrition
  7. Animal Production and Health
  8. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  9. Applied Physics
  10. Architecture
  11. Chemical Engineering
  12. Civil Engineering
  13. Computer and Electronics
  14. Computer and Information Science
  15. Computer and Mathematics
  16. Computer Engineering
  17. Computer Science
  18. Electrical Engineering
  19. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  20. Electronics and Computer Technology
  21. Electronics Engineering
  22. Engineering Physics
  23. Industrial Mathematics
  24. Industrial Physics
  25. Information Technology
  26. Mathematics
  27. Mechanical Engineering
  28. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  29. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  30. Physics Electronics
  31. Geophysics
  32. Physics/ Computational Modeling
  33. Pure/ Applied Physics
  34. Statistics
  35. Statistics and Computer Science
  36. System Engineering

How to Apply MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020

To begin your application process right now, please CLICK HERE

 

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