Have you heard of the MTN Foundation Scholarship scheme? If no, then I am happy to inform you about the N200,000 MTN Foundation scholarship scheme, which gives Nigerians a Huge sum of Money annually for their Tuition fees, etc. The MTN Foundation has awarded scholarship which is usually worth N200,000 per academic session to over 6,000 students of science and technology in some secondary schools across the country.
The Director of MTN Foundation, Mr. Denis Okoro, shared this information at the Regional Nominators’ Appreciation Dinner which was tagged: “What Can We Do Together (WCWDT) Initiative Phase 3”.
I am happy to notify and inform all Nigerians seeking for scholarship funds, that the MTN Nigeria Foundation Limited, which was established for the sole purpose of focusing MTN Nigeria’s efforts in terms of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to help reduce poverty and provide financial assistance and sustainable development in Nigeria.
Taking our Newsline today, this foundation is currently inviting applications from high performing full-time second-year students, currently studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria, Students from Private Universities are not eligible to apply.
Take note that the scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence in struggling students.
Be informed that this scholarship program will be awarded to applicants who are currently studying Science and Technology courses, and the scholarship funds will cover tuition, book allowance, and stipends.
Courses Eligible for the MTN Foundation Scholarship.
Accountancy/Accounting, Agric. Extension and Rural Development, Agricultural Science, Agronomy, Animal Breeding and Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Production and Health, Aquaculture and Fisheries Management, Applied Physics, Architecture, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer and Electronics, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Mathematics, Computer Engineering,
Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Computer Technology, Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics, Industrial Mathematics, Industrial Physics, Information Technology, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Physics Electronics, Geophysics, Physics/ Computational Modeling, Pure/ Applied Physics, Statistics, Statistics and Computer Science, System Engineering.
Eligibility and Qualification
All interested applicants must be Nigerian citizens or international students residing in Nigeria.
All interested applicants must be a full-time student in their second year and are required to be studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.
– Applicants must have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit) to be eligible for the MTN Foundation scholarship.
Which Level is Qualified for the MTN Foundation Scholarships?
The MTN scholarship is open to full-time students in their second-year (200L). Applying students must be studying in public tertiary institutions (uUniversities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.
Take note that the application deadline is yet to be announced. Any application after this date is considered invalid.
MTN Scholarship FAQs:
Are Polytechnic OND and HND Students Qualified to Apply for the MTN Scholarships?
Yes! Polytechnic students are qualified and eligible to Apply for the MTN Foundation Scholarship. However, Applicant must be in his/her ND2 to be eligible. Each Scholarship applicant must be in the above-specified field of Study before their Application to be considered.
What is the Number of students Awarded the MTN Scholarship Annually?
MTN awards 500 Scholars annually. Note that the list of candidates awarded the scholarship will be pasted on national newspapers, MTN’s official Social Media Handles and mails will be sent to winners.
Candidates who sat twice for WAEC/SSCE Examination, can they Still Apply?
Yes! candidates who sat twice for WAEC/SSCE examination are eligible to apply for this scholarship, as there are provisions for you to insert those results accordingly in the application form.
When will MTN release the Scholarship Results?
The results are usually released in September on an annual basis. You should be expecting the MTN scholarship result this August/September.