MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2021 for Top 10 UTME Candidates
The MTN Foundation is currently accepting applications from students studying in public tertiary institutions in Nigeria for its Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS).
The MTN Foundation Scholarship scheme is seeking to attract high performing full time second and third-year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The scholarship offers financial assistance to students who might otherwise have difficulties in paying for their tertiary education and is aimed towards recognizing and rewarding academic excellence.
Eligible and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology-related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends. The scholarship is renewed every year until graduation for existing awardees so long they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit) while new applications, when advertised, are welcome from full time students in their second and third year of study.
MTNF awards annual scholarships to qualified students studying a science-related discipline and blind students studying any discipline under its Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS) respectively.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Schemes Worth
The scholarships is awarded on an annual basis and is worth N200,000.00 (Two hundred thousand Naira). This covers tuition, book allowances and living allowances for one academic year.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Schemes Eligibility
MTN Science and Technology Scholarship, now in its 12th year, is open to qualified 300 level students studying Science & Technology-related courses, in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 300 successful students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation provided they maintain the required grades.
MTN Scholarship for Blind Students in its 10th year is targeted at eligible 200 level blind students studying any course in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation so long they maintain the required grades.
Top 10 UTME Scholarship which commenced in 2020, is the latest addition to the MTN Scholarships. Every year the top 10 scoring candidates of UTME as announced by JAMB, automatically qualify for the top 10 UTME scholarship. The successful candidates are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 from their 100 level through to graduation if they maintain the required grades. The Top 10 UTME Scholarship is awarded irrespective of the successful candidates’ preferred course of study or Tertiary Institution – Public or Private in Nigeria.
How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship.
Interested candidates who meet the criteria highlighted above are to apply by clicking on the application link below:
CLICK HERE TO APPLY
NOTE: Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and MTN Foundation bears sole responsibility for final selection of successful beneficiaries.
Deadline: 15th August 2021.