The MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2021 for Top 10 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) Candidates, Students Studying Science & Technology Related Courses and Blind Students (N200,000 Annually Till Graduation up for grabs).
Just like we promised, we are dedicated to bringing to you all scholarship opportunities near you. Also, we are focused on bringing you up-to-date scholarship information as well as proper information on how to go about this programme. Today won’t be an exception as we will be sharing a scholarship scheme available one of which MTN Foundation Scholarship.
Processes for the MTN Foundation Scholarship has now begun in earnest. The management is currently accepting applications from candidates who are eligible for its 2021 Scholarships Scheme.
The MTN Foundation is now calling on students across all government-owned tertiary institutions who are currently studying any science or Technology related course. The scheme responsible for this under the MTN Foundation is the Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS). This scholarship scheme has been in existence for years and as such, it is a verified and reliable scheme.
In addition, there are requirements and eligibility criteria for applicants. These would be highlighted below;
About The MTN Foundation Programme
The MTN Foundation Programme is a scholarship board governed by the telecommunication giant, MTN through her non-governmental organization, MTN Foundation to reward academic excellence. The foundation which is in its 12th year has always been Available to only 300 level and 200L level students who are bonafide students of any government-owned tertiary institution and are currently studying any science-related course or technology related course.
The foundation is known to shortlist about 300 successful applicants yearly who have then rewarded a scholarship of about #200,000 yearly till they graduate as long as they meet the required academic grade.
Also, this programme has another arm of itself responsible for the blind students. This arm of the foundation has been in existence for about 10 years. Scholarships of about Two hundred thousand Naira (N200,000.00) only is then given to successful applicants.
Rewarded applicants must be a student of any Nigerian government-owned tertiary institution and must also be in the 200Level or 300Level. Final year applicants are not eligible. In addition, only a total of 60 blind students who are studying any education relaxed courses would be considered.
Finally, recently another programme was added to the collection by the foundation. This programme is tagged TOP 1P UTME SCHOLARSHIP which began In 2020 was designed to award the ten 10) best UTME results as announced by the JAMB board.
Successful applicants are then rewarded with a scholarship of up to N200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira) from their 100Level through final as long as they meet up with the required grade yearly. This is applicable to all students either students from government-owned tertiary institutions or private owned tertiary institutions.
Requirements And Eligibility For The MTN Foundation Programme
The MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme has certain requirements and eligibility criteria which are listed below:
- You must be a high performing full-time student of any government-owned tertiary institution
- You must be in your second or third year. Final year students are not eligible.
- You must be financially capable of paying your tuition fees
- Your course of study must be science-related or technology related
- You must have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (Second class upper (2:1) / Upper Credit)
As the aim of the programme, applicants are reward with the aim of recognizing and rewarding their academic performance. As such, all successful applicants are selected and rewarded based on individual academic excellence.
The scholarship award covers tuition, your book allowance and stipends. Also, a renewal process is initiated yearly for all successful beneficiaries.
How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship
Candidates who meet the minimum requirements listed above and are interested in applying for the scheme should log on to the MTN Foundation website to process their application.
Finally, only successful applicants would be shortlisted. As such, MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme makes the selection and everything related to it.
Also, the Deadline for the programme is 15th August 2021.
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