The MTN Scholarship Scheme is an annual scholarship award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high performing students. It is made up of the MTN Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (MTN STSS) and the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS). Both Scholarships under the Youth Empowerment Cause, are currently in their 9th and 7th phase respectively.
Under both scholarships, eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology related courses and blind students studying in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) across Nigeria are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
This undergraduate scholarships provide financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.
Eligibility for MTN Scholarship
STSS is open to all:
- 3rd year students from Public Tertiary Institutions with 3.5 CGPA or its equivalent Second Class Upper
- HND Students with a minimum of 3.0GPA (Upper credit) at their OND Programme
- Scholarships will be renewed for the existing students who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit).
- Blind students studying any discipline in their 2nd and 3rd year, with a minimum CCPA of 2.5 or its equivalent, are open to apply for the SBSS.
Courses for MTN Foundation Scholarship
Only applications from students studying one of the under-listed courses will be considered
- Agric Extension and Rural development
- Agricultural science
- Animal breeding and genetics
- Animal nutrition
- Animal production and health
- Aquaculture and fisheries management
- Applied physics
- Chemical engineering
- Civil engineering
- Computer and electronics
- Computer and mathematics
- Computer engineering
- Computer science
- Electrical engineering
- Electrical/Electronics engineering
- Electronics and computer technology
- Electronics engineering
- Engineering physics
- Industrial mathematics
- Information technology
- Mechanical engineering
- Metallurgical and Material engineering
- Petroleum and Gas engineering
- Physics electronics
- Physics/Computational Modelling
- Pure/Applied physics
- Statistics and Computer science
- System Engineering
MTN Scholarship for Blind Students in its 10th year is targeted at qualified 200 level blind students studying any course in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation if they maintain the required grades.
Top 10 UTME Scholarship which commenced in 2020, is the latest addition to the MTN Scholarships. Every year the top 10 scoring candidates of UTME as announced by JAMB, automatically qualify for the top 10 UTME scholarship. The successful candidates are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 from their 100 level through to graduation if they maintain the required grades. The Top 10 UTME Scholarship is awarded irrespective of the successful candidates’ preferred course of study or Tertiary Institution – Public or Private in Nigeria.
How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship
To apply for MTN scholarship for science and Technology ,visit https://www.mtnonline.com/scholarships/
The application for MTN scholarship will close on 15th August, 2021