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MTN Foundation Scholarship Schemes (Science & Technology/Scholarship for Blind Students) 2021 for Nigerian Students

MTN Foundation announced its 2021 Scholarship Schemes for Nigerian Students.

Application Deadline: 15th August 2021

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 12th and 10th 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.


  • Candidates must be full time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year in public Universities, Colleges of Education or Polytechnics in Nigeria.
  • 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.
  • 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 Scholarship Webpage for more details 

  1. Ope says

    Can someone who is currently in 3rd class apply considering that he can be in 2nd class upper in the next session?

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  2. oluwaseun says

    are medical students especially those offering radiography and physiotherapy not entitled to apply for this scholarship?

  3. oluwaseun says

    are medical students especially those offering radiography and physiotherapy not entitled to apply for this scholarship? please i need a response

  4. yakubu says

    dat is chance4all stdt

  5. Cyril says

    Why is the age limit? In the form, you can not fill it if your date of birth is before 19991. Those this mean 200Level students born in the year 1990-1985 can not register?
    MTN, be fair to all.

    1. Emmanuel says

      Can one who is sure that his CGPA will be more than 3.5,but have not seen his remaining results forge a CGPA.

  6. FAMAKINWA Oluwasola Adegbamigbe says

    I am one of the applicant for mtn scholarship from Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo. I have applied for it but I’m yet to receive a confirmation letter in my inbox and also on my number:08037621615. Please help me out.

  7. ekpe isreal says

    pls cn smone in faculty of biosciences(applied biochemistry dept) apply?

  8. norbert says

    pls can someone in economics and statistics apply

  9. Awire mary says

    Mtnf pls why dont u give secondary students d chance 2 apply.

  10. Ibrahim Adamu says

    i thank mtn nigeria for this great offer to nigerians.

  11. nsikan says

    why is mtn not helping medicine and pharmacy students are many of us not using mtn cards.

  12. ut says

    do they give scholarships in petroleum engineering?

  13. Lukman Dattawa says


  14. Zanna Alhaji Gana says

    May God bless MTN…May u become the best Network line in Nigeria and in entire Afrakan Country😎.



  16. Abade Lois Oghogho says

    Pls I’ve applied for mtn scholarship yet no confirmation letter….is it necessary or am I suppose to see one?

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