The MTN Foundation is now accepting applications from students studying in public tertiary institutions in Nigeria for its Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS). See the requirements and how to apply for MTN scholarship below.
The MTN Foundation Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time second and third 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.
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 and third year of study.
MTNF awards annual scholarships to eligible students studying a science related discipline and blind students studying any discipline under its Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS) respectively. Both Scholarships under the Youth Empowerment Cause, are currently in their 9th and 7th phase respectively.
The scheme has awarded scholarships to 3,829 students in the last 10 years.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Schemes Worth.
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.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Schemes Eligibility.
- STSS is open to all:
- 3rd year Science & Technology students from Public Tertiary Institutions with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 (Second Class Upper/or its equivalent).
- SSBS is open to all:
- visually impaired students in their 2nd and 3rd year, with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or its equivalent.
- Scholarships will be renewed for the existing students who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 (Second Class Upper/or its equivalent).
How to Apply for MTN Scholarship.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the “Apply” button below:
Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and MTN Foundation bears sole responsibility for final selection of successful beneficiaries.
Deadline: 21st July, 2020.
For more information, please contact:
Funso Aina on:
+234 (0) 803 200 4168