MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020/2021 for Nigerian Undergraduate

MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020/2021 for 200L Nigerian Students has commenced-

This page will guide you with the relevant application tips, eligibility requirements and other relevant details. The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria.

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.

A maximum of 500 qualified 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 provided 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 year of study.

Scholarship Eligibility

The students must be in their second year at the time of application, ie they must be of the 2017/2018 admission set.

  1. Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
  2. Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
  3. Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
  4. Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University

MTN Foundation Scholarship Field/Area of Study

Only applications from students studying one of the under listed courses will be considered:

  • 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

MTN Foundation Scholarship Requirements

After Applicants details are verified, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test. They will be required to come with 2 recent passport photographs as well as the original and photocopy of the following documents:

  • Valid Student ID card
  • Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
  • Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
  • Admission letter for the HND programmes (For Polytechnic students only)

How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship

The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Applications do begin September of every year and ends on October of the next year (September – October).

MTN Scholarship FAQ’s 2020

  1. Can Polytechnic OND and HND Students Apply for the MTN Scholarships?

Yes! they are Eligible to Apply for the Scholarship. The Applicant must be in his/her ND2. The Scholarship applicant must be in the above-specified field of Study for the Application to be considered.

  1. How many students are Awarded the MTN Scholarship Annually?

500 MTN Scholars are named annually. The MTN Scholarship Shortlist is pasted on national dailies, Official Social Media Handles and mails are sent to winners.

  1. I sat for WAEC/SSCE Examination Twice can I Still Apply?

Yes! you can apply as there are provisions for you to insert those results accordingly

  1. When will the MTN Scholarship Results be Out?

The results are always released in September annually based on the trends we have followed thus far. This question is always popping up on Google search. We have taken time to study the MTN Foundation Scholars Award Trends and we can say that 80% of the results released have been in September. Expect August/September 2020 this year as the time.

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