MTN Foundation announced its 2020 Scholarship Scheme for Nigerian Students.
Application Deadline: 21st July 2020
Eligible Countries: Nigeria
About the Award: 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.
Eligible Courses of Study: Agricultural Science, Architecture, Communication Technology, Computer & Electronics, Computer And Information Science, Computer And Mathematics, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics And Electronics Technology, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics, Industrial Physics, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics Electronics, Physics Engineering, Physics/Computational Modeling, Pure/Applied Physics, Statistics & Computer Science and Industrial Mathematics.
1. Candidates must be full time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year in public Universities, Colleges of Education or Polytechnics in Nigeria. 2. Applicants from Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1), while applicants from Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) and evidence of admission for the HND or Direct Entry Program. 3. Current Beneficiaries of other Scholarship award(s) are not eligible to apply
The MTN Foundation reserves the right to cancel or suspend a scholarship award if it is discovered that the awardee provided false information.
Value of Award: 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.
How to Apply: Scholarship applicants will have to fill an online application form (see link below) providing details on their matriculation number, department, CGPA, course of study, home address, etc.
Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies and on the MTN Nigeria website –www.mtnonline.com
Visit the Scholarship Webpage for more details