MTN Foundation Scholarship for Nigerian Tertiary Education Students 2019: As part of its social corporate responsibility, the mobile communication network company, MTN, through its foundation MTN Foundation announces the commencement of application for its annual University, Polytechnic and Colleges of Education scholarships award scheme.
The scholarship for application to students in their third year of studies and will be awarded only to high performing students with good academic records who also meet other eligibility criteria. See Other Undergraduate Scholarships you may be interested in.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): MTN Foundation.
Scholarship Type: Cash/Stipend Award
Scholarship level: Undergraduate Students.
Scholarship Worth: MTN Foundation scholarship awardees receives about N200,000.00 in award covering tuition, books, stipends, etc.
Subject Eligibility: Courses of eligibility are stated within the post.
Country/Candidate Eligibility: Nigerian students in Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education
English Language Requirements: Not Applicable
General Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria: Just like any other scholarship, the MTN Foundation scholarship has set out criteria for eligibility which are as follows;
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.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Test Requirements
Applicants who meet the basic eligibility criteria for the MTN Foundation scholarship will be shortlisted and invited for a test which will further qualify them for the final award. They will be required to present the follow documents at the test venue;
- Two(2) recent passport photographs
- 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).
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Eligible Degree Courses for the MTN Foundation Scholarship
Applicants to be considered for the MTN Foundation scholarship must have gained admission and currently studying any of the following courses in his/her 300level:
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
Electronics and Computer Technology
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Physics/ Computational Modeling
Pure/ Applied Physics
Statistics and Computer Science
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All applications MTN Foundation scholarship must be submitted online.
Interested and qualified students can now proceed to apply for the Scholarship at the link provided.
Application Deadline: Two(2) weeks from date of publication.