MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2020 For Undergraduates Students in Nigeria

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MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2020 For Undergraduates Students in Nigeria. This is to inform the public that application for MTN Foundation Scholarship scheme 2020/2021 has commenced.

MTN Foundation Scholarship

MTN Scholarship Scheme is an annual scholarship award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high performing students. It is made up of the MTN Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (MTN STSS) and the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS). Both Scholarships under the Youth Empowerment Cause, are currently in their 9th and 7th phase respectively.

From inception, MTN has awarded Scholarships to 3,829 students under both schemes across the 36 states and FCT. Graduating students also benefit from the Employability workshops which is designed with the objective to prepare them for the workplace. They are afterwards inducted into the MTN Scholarship Student Alumni.

About MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme

The MTN Foundation 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.

MTN Foundation Scholarship Eligible Courses of Study:

MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Courses

  • Accountancy/Accounting
  • Agric. Extension and Rural Development
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Production and Health
  • Applied Physics
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Electronics
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics Computer Technology
  • Engineering Physics
  • Geophysics
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Industrial Physics
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  • Physics Electronics
  • Physics/Computational Modeling
  • Pure/Applied Physics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and Computer Science
  • System Engineering
MTN Foundation Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
  • Candidates must be full time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year in public Universities, Colleges of Education or Polytechnics in Nigeria.
  • Applicants from Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1), while applicants from Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) and evidence of admission for the HND or Direct Entry Program.
  • Current Beneficiaries of other Scholarship award(s) are not eligible to apply
MTN Foundation Scholarship Value

Under both scholarships, eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology related courses and blind students studying in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education) across Nigeria are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.

How to Apply For MTN Scholarship Scheme 2020:

  • Scholarship applicants will have to fill an online application form (see links below) providing details on their matriculation number, department, CGPA, course of study, home address etc.
  • Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies and on the MTN Nigeria website -www.mtnonline.com

Interview date, Process and Venue for MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses are awarded the scholarship

Applicants details will be verified and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test.

Application Deadline is 2 weeks from date of publication

Documents Required for Application

  1. 2 recent passport photographs
  2. A valid Student ID card
  3. Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
  4. Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study.
  5. Admission letter for the HND programmes (For Polytechnic students only).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to MTN Foundation on foundation.mtnonline.com to apply

Scholarship applicants will have to fill an online application form providing details on their matriculation number, department, CGPA, course of study, home address etc.

Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies and on the MTN Nigeria website – www.mtnonline.com

For more details about this scholarship, visit MTN Foundation scholarship website

Application Deadline: 21st July 2020


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