West Africa Scholarships

Bishop Oyedepo Undergraduate Scholarship 2018/2019 Is Out

Bishop Oyedepo Undergraduate Scholarships Application for 2018/2019 is out

Overview

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries.

The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.

Application Deadline: July 15, 2018

Eligible Field Of Study: Chemical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information & Communications Technology, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Economics, Accounting, Animal Science, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering, Electrical And Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry

Bishop Oyedepo Scholarship Eligibility

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship program is open to Young Africans who meet the following criteria:

  • Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
  • Are between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
  • Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
  • Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
  • Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
  1. At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
  2. 80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
  3. Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

What the Scholarship covers

  • Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years (In accordance to the University stipulated time for duration of chosen course).

The scholarship does not cover;

  • Travel allowances
  • Feeding allowances
  • Medical/Health Insurance or allowance
  • Any other fees outside University generated Academic fees for a course at any level

How to apply for Bishop Oyedepo Scholarship

Click here to apply

Selection process and Criteria

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program selection process is a need dependent, merit based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel.

Following this review, chosen finalists will be interviewed by the David Oyedepo Foundation team, through an online video conferencing platform. If advanced to the final round, applicant must provide;

  • Proof of application to Covenant or Landmark University
  • Proof of citizenship
  • All original copies of documents uploaded during application

Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

  • A proven record of superior scholastic ability
  • Displayed financial need
  • Outstanding character
  • A proven record of leadership and community involvement
  • A commitment to influence home community with skills learned

Bolarinwa Olajire

A lecturer, Educationist, PhD student at FUNAAB, and a Blogger.

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