Application for the MTN Foundation Scholarships for 2019 has begun, and this page will give you all the details you require to successfully apply for this opportunity. This scholarship is open to Undergraduates. It’s advisable to apply as soon as you can because it closes 2 weeks from the date of this publication. If you don’t need this scholarship, a family or friend may be interested in it so ensure you share this information widely. It’s totally free for you to apply, so please ensure you are not extorted by any one. 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.
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:
Required Courses For MTN Scholarship
Only applications from students studying any of the following 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 Engineering Computer and Electronics Computer and Information Science Computer and Mathematics Computer Engineering Computer Science Electrical Engineering Electrical/Electronics 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 Modeling Pure/ Applied Physics Statistics Statistics and Computer Science System Engineering
Application Link to Submit Your Details;
To begin your application process right now, please follow this link; http://foundation.mtnonline.com/scholarship/stss