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.
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
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
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.
- 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org), 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
All scholarships are awarded based on merit.