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MUSTE Undergraduate Scholarships for Nigerian Students 2015

This scholarship is now renamed Jim Ovia Scholarship program. Click here to learn more.

Scholarship Name: The Mankind United to Support Total Education (MUSTE) program is for undergraduate and higher degree studies only.

Brief description

The Youth Empowerment and ICT Foundation is offering its MUSTE Scholarship funding for undergraduate study in Nigerian higher institutions for the duration of the program 2015

Accepted Subject Areas?

All fields especially courses related to health, technology, and finance

About Scholarship

The Mankind United To Support Total Education (MUSTE) is a scholarship arm of Youth Empowerment and ICT Foundation registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in Abuja Nigeria on the 17th of November 2003. It is founded and funded by Mr. Jim Ovia with the aim of providing financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths.

The goal is to create a network of future leaders within Nigeria who can compete globally with their peers, bring new ideas, creativity and are committed to improving the lives and circumstances of people in their respective communities.

Overtime it is expected that MUSTE beneficiaries will become leaders in helping to address challenges related to health, technology, and finance, all areas in which the foundation is deeply engaged.

Scholarship Offered Since: 2012

Scholarship Type: Full Undergraduate Scholarships

Eligibility and Requirements

Applicant must:


The Mankind United to Support Total Education (MUSTE) program is for undergraduate and higher degree studies only. All scholarships are awarded based on merit, using the information provided in the form, supporting documents and a screening test.

Applicant must:

  • Have their Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination result or the equivalent
  • Have a current admission letter into a recognized higher level institution
  • Undergraduate applicant must have passed JAMB and Post-JAMB examinations
  • Undergraduates already in school must attach a recent photocopy of their school I.D
  • Higher degree applicant must hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent, and have at least two years of recent full time professional experience, acquired after a university degree.
  • Present one personal reference letter and one academic/professional reference letter. All recommendation letters must be duly signed.
  • Higher degree applicant must include a cover letter stating “Why they intend to pursue a higher degree” (Not more than 250 words).
  • Attach recent passport photograph
  • Include a valid email address in the format ([email protected]), residential address and telephone number
  • All questions are compulsory unless otherwise stated

How Many Funding Positions are available?  The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities every year.

What are the benefits?

The MUSTE Scholarship provides bursary to cover the cost of completing University or Higher degree program that is within 3 – 6 years. It is also subject to satisfactory academic performance in the subsequent year of the degree program. See link below for details.

How long will sponsorship last? For the duration of the undergraduate programme subject to academic qualification

Eligible African Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at: Nigerian Universities and higher institutions

Application Ends By Not specified

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

Visit MUSTE Scholarship webpage for details


Important Notes:

All scholarships are awarded based on merit.

  1. Uduak Donald says


  2. Busayo says

    How can one be a registered member of youth and ICT foundation

    1. Livinus Iwa says

      Please can someone tell me how to register with the Youth and Ict?

  3. onah uche francis says

    How one become a member of Youth and ICT to qualify to apply?

  4. Samuel Anthony says

    How can one be a member of the youth and ict foundation.

  5. admin says

    There is a registration form at the header section on the http://www.youthempowerment.org.ng website. You should be able to register from there.

  6. Ahmad Aliyu Muhammad says

    yess woo

  7. Caleb says

    Pls when is d deadline for submission of application for the MUSTE scholarship?

  8. Emmanuel says

    When is the Deadline?

    1. peters says

      When is the deadline for the application of MUSTE scholarship

  9. Emmanuel says

    Please when is the deadline?

  10. Ezenwa Johnmartins says

    making sence

  11. Anonymous says

    can I applied even if my school bill has not being out…

  12. omoniyi says

    please,can anyone that secured an admission through remedial(pre-degree) elible to apply?

  13. Ebidame victory says

    How can i renew my MUSTE 2011/2012 scholarship award?

    1. christabel says

      ebidame the instruction is on the website,please can you add me up on facebook with noracrystal lydia brown

    2. samson says

      plz, aw much were u paid?

  14. Akeju Tony says

    how can one become a member?

  15. Bizero Kelly says

    this is great.

  16. Uba chukwudalu Uchenna says

    Good day to you all….please should the form be filled in hand writing?……and also should our referees write letters for us and also fill the recomendation letters……thank you….

  17. Chinonso Ugwu says

    I like this.

  18. Ogar, Nzan says

    Hello, can one include his present school identity card?

  19. Ogar, Nzan says

    Is it too late for one to apply?

  20. Ogar, Nzan says

    Is it necessary to have an account the muste undergraduate and ICT programme before you can apply?

    1. admin says

      MUSTE administrators would be in a better position to answer your questions. You can contact them on their website or use the email address provided in the announcement.

  21. CHUX says


    1. uba chukwudalu says

      @ chuks…..i did type mine……pls did u fill ur form wit black pen or rada how did u fill ur application form cos me i used a black pen…

      1. chux says

        what address are we going to write the recommendation letter to?

        1. admin says

          The Youth Foundation are in a better position to answer your question.

  22. Chux says

    @Chukwudalu. Which address did u use in d letter? Are we gonna still type d scholarship essay?

  23. Ubangha, mbang lkoi says

    ‘m vry hapi of dis legal opptunity. Hi frens out de, can’t 1 tel me if exams z attached, how & wen?

  24. Oluwaseyi Aderemi Ajala says

    What to do if one school fee is yet out?

  25. Efienimokwu Lucky says

    Pls sum1 shuld just help me out cos am actually confused and. And dnt knw how to even start. Pipu dat re already on d scholarship like ebidame victory and cristabel or any oda person dat hav any relevant info on wat to do, pls help me out. U can cal or flash me on 07038377711 or email me [email protected]. God bless.

  26. Wills Michael says

    Great one here.

  27. Nweke Joel says

    Please does any body have idea on how i can renew my MUSTE scholarship for 2011/12 session? Not really heard from them. Pls you may reach me with this if you know how i can go abt dat, tnks. JOEL frm UNIBEN:08061186347.

    1. Chux says

      Check their twitter and facebook page from their website.

  28. Onyeacholem festus says

    pls sum 1 shld hlp,tel me how to process muste mail [email protected].i wil b grtful,stay blessed

  29. Monday Ogali says

    oh my goodness…when will 1 come my way?

  30. Oluwasanmi Yusuf says

    can the form be fill online.

  31. Lukmon A. Salahudeen says


  32. Mfonobong Akpan says

    Hello sir, please how can i be a registered member…as one of the requirements

    1. admin says

      Please visit the scholarship website for details.

  33. Asiwe jerome ndudi says

    When will the application expire

  34. jessica says

    please,is it necessary to start now or has it ended? i would like to know and if it has ended, i would still like to apply. thanks for your patronage

  35. kola says

    can i still register nw….

  36. sarah says

    i just finished my ND yet to enter for my HND or BSc can i fill the form for the scholarships?

  37. Ndifreke Iteh says

    how do I submit d form.

  38. Utibe Akpan says

    pls is the list for 2012/2013 awardee out?


    am solomon a student of benson idahosa university, accounting dept…how can i register for the scolarship?

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  41. Solomon Chibuike says

    please how can i download the application form

  42. pls can someone explain how to go abt dis scholarship's stuffs.

  43. Daniel Dan says

    I av tried downloading de form but it shows errors everytime.pls I want to knw, is de application closed or is de site under construction?

  44. Dominic Ezemenaka says

    Give this a trial…

  45. ekoemwenye jennifer says

    pease i nid help on how i can acquire d form.pls cal me if u av an idea. 08167667499…tanks

  46. Isaac says

    Please how can I get the form and other details. I still don’t see it on their webpage

  47. Austine Thomas Ifeanyi says

    muste is gust d best

  48. I.B says

    Please how can I be alert for the current Australian Scholarship

  49. Ahmad Shehu says

    we will give it a try

  50. Kurya Imrana says

    To God be the glory pls when are you going to set date for creening test

  51. Sammy Varicose says

    If there is ongoing scholarship for undergraduage student in nigeria please some one should let me know am in 400Level

  52. Bright Udeze says

    Sorry to bother u all! But dear Admin, I clicked on the link for MUSTE scholarship registration and it keep on showing a blank page. What am I to do?

  53. Audu Alogla Monday says

    Pls admin when is the application closing.

  54. Byike Moore says

    1st of November. closed already!

  55. Audu Alogla Monday says

    Tanx u @Byike Moore pls keep me postd abt any…

  56. Chris Ndubuisi says

    this bill gates scholarship programe, what is the site to access the application form..?

  57. Constance Chioma Egekwu says

    pls how do we apply for the scholarship because the link given isn't displaying anything

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