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MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme 2019 for Nigerian Students

MTN Foundation announced its 2019 Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme for Nigerian Students.

Application Deadline: 7th August 2019

Eligible Countries: Nigeria

About the Award: The MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme is aimed at providing academic scholarships annually to a minimum of 500 students on full-time studies in accredited tertiary institutions (Universities, College of Education and Polytechnic) across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria.

Scholarship applicants must be second year/200level student currently in a Nigerian University or College of Education or who have gained admission for HND or Direct Entry program for Polytechnic

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 200 level/2nd 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: 

  • On annual basis, a minimum of 500 students are awarded Scholarships of N200, 000.00 (Two hundred thousand Naira) each to cover tuition, book allowances and stipend for one academic year.
  • Under the first phase of the project, the MTNF Scholarship award was presented to 500 successful candidates in 2nd year of study in science & technology related disciplines across 44 Federal & State owned tertiary institutions.

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

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details 

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  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


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