MTN Foundation (MTNF): Scholarship Programme 2020 / 2021 for Nigerian students

MTN Foundation (MTNF): Scholarship Programme 2020 / 2021 for Nigerian students

Scholarship Provider: MTN Foundation (MTNF)
Application Deadline: 21 July 2020
Academic Year: 2020 / 2021
Study in: Nigeria

MTN Foundation (MTNF) invites suitably qualified applicants to apply for Bursary / Scholarship Programme 2021.

The 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.

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.

Scholarship Eligibility and Selection Criteria

To be considered for the MTN Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate Students 2020/21, applicants are to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be from public Universities, Polytechnics and colleges of Education in Nigeria in their second year (200 level).
  • Applicants in their second year of study must possess a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1).
  • Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from their respective OND programme and must have been admitted into second year in a public university.

Course Eligibility

  • Accountancy/Accounting
  • 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 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 Modelling
  • Pure/Applied Physics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and Computer Science
  • System Engineering

Scholarship requirements

Applicants who are qualified will be shortlisted for an assessment test. They will be required to come with two recent passport photographs and original and photocopy of the documents listed below:

  • Admission letter from JAMB and Institution of study
  • Valid Student Identity Card
  • Any other means of identification (National ID card, International Passport or Driver’s license
  • Admission letter for the HND programme (Polytechnic students only)

Application Procedures for the MTN Foundation Scholarship for Undergraduate Students 2020/21

How to apply

Applicants are to note that applications are done online and all required documents are to be submitted before the application deadline.

Click here to apply online