The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time second year 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 (200 level).
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.
Applicants from public Universities and colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduate in 200 level/ 2nd year
Applicants from public Universities and colleges of Education must have a minimum CGPA score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2.1)
Applicant from public polytechnic must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (Upper Credit) from National Ordinary 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 OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University
Only applications from students studying one of the under-listed courses will be considered
Agric Extension and Rural development
Animal breeding and genetics
Animal production and health
Aquaculture and fisheries management
Computer and electronics
Computer and mathematics
Electronics and computer technology
Metallurgical and Material engineering
Petroleum and Gas engineering
Statistics and Computer science
Details you need to supply:
Phone number (Pls use your mtn number)
Diamond Yello account Number (Optional. But to generate diamond yello account dial *710# on ur mtn line)
Scholarship type (MTN Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship scheme)
After registering, go to ur email and confirm your account. After that login and continue with your application. You’d fill in ur academic records, family records e.t..c The only file you’d upload is your passport.
Applicants invited for an assessment test will be required to come with two recent passport photographs, as well as the original and photocopy of the following documents listed below:
Valid student identity card
Any other means of identification (National ID, International passport or Driver’s license)
Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
Admission letter for the HND programme (applies to polytechnic students only)
Closing date: October 9, 2017