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 -www.mtnonline.com
Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details
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