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MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2015 (http://www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship)

The MTN Foundation, Nigeria is offering its 2015 MTN Foundation
Science and Technology
Scholarships for Undergraduate students in
various fields of studies in Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and
Colleges of Education.

Eligible Subject Areas: 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/Electronics 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

About The Scholarship

Since inception, under the MTN Foundation Science and technology
scholarship scheme, the foundation has awarded scholarships to over
4,972 science and technology students in public universities,
polytechnics and colleges of education across the six Geo-political
zones in Nigeria. The scholarship award is worth N200,000 per student
for the duration of one academic year, and it covers tuition, book
allowance and stipend.

Application for the 2015 session is now open and 500 successful
applicants will be awarded scholarships. Scholarship will also be
renewed for the existing 1,380 students who have maintained a minimum
Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second
class upper/upper credit)

Eligibility

  • Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
  • 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)
  • 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).
  • 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
  • Current Beneficiaries of the MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship award are not eligible to apply
  • The MTN Foundation reserves the right to cancel or suspend a
    scholarship award if it is discovered that an applicant /awardee
    provided false information.

Value of scholarship: The scholarship award is worth N200,000
per student for the duration of one academic year, and it covers
tuition, book allowance and stipend. Scholarship will be renewed for the
existing awardees who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point
Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper
credit)

Number of Scholarships: Up to 500

Duration: For the duration of the undergraduate degree, subject to academic performance

Eligible African Countries: Nigeria

To be taken at (Institution): Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education.

Application Deadline: Closing date for receipt of application is 6 September 2015

Offered annually? Yes

How to Apply
 

MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme Login www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship

or login via http://foundation.mtnonline.com/scholarship-scheme/login

 Sponsors: MTN Foundation

Important Notes: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Names of successful candidates after the assessment test will be
published in some national newspapers and they will also be contacted by
the MTN Foundation via email

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