MTN Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme 2014/2015 (6th Phase) for Nigerians (Two Hundred Thousand Naira/student)

Application Deadline: September 6th 2015

2015 MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (6th Phase)

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 from inception to date. The scholarship award is worth N200,000.00 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira only) per student for the duration of one (1) academic year and it covers tuition, book allowance and stipend.

Application for the 2014/2015 session is now open and 500 successful applications will receive their awards during the 2014/2015 academic year.

Scholarships 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).

The MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship seeks to attract high performing second year students studying full-time in public tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The Scholarship is aimed at recognizing and rewarding academic excellence while providing financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education.

Geographic Coverage

New Scholarships will be made available to qualified and successful candidates in all states across the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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Eligibility

  • Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education inn 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) program and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma Programme (HND).
  • Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND program and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a Public University.Only applications from students studying one of the under-listed courses will be considered;
  1. Accountancy/Accounting
  2. Agric. Extension and Rural Development
  3. Agricultural Science
  4. Agronomy
  5. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  6. Animal Nutrition
  7. Animal Production and Health
  8. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  9. Applied Physics
  10. Architecture
  11. Chemical Engineering
  12. Civil Engineering
  13. Computer and Electronics
  14. Computer and Information Science
  15. Computer and Mathematics
  16. Computer Engineering
  17. Computer Science
  18. Electrical Engineering
  19. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  20. Electronics and Computer Technology
  21. Electronics Engineering
  22. Engineering Physics
  23. Industrial Mathematics
  24. Industrial Physics
  25. Information Technology
  26. Mathematics
  27. Mechanical Engineering
  28. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  29. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  30. Physics Electronics
  31. Geophysics
  32. Statistics
  33. Statistics and Computer Science
  34. System engineering

Method of Application

  • Interested students who meet the above criteria should please visit the MTNFoundation Website: www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship to complete and submit the online application form
  • The application portal opens on Monday, August 17th 2015 and closes on Sunday, September 6th 2015.
  • Applicants details will be verified and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test. They will be required to come with two recent passport photographs, as well as the original and photocopy pf the following documents listed below:
  1. Valid student identity card
  2. Any other means of identification ( National ID, International passport or Driver’s license)
  3. Duly signed letter from the relevant Head of department in your school
  4. Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
  5. Admission letter for the HND programme(applies to Polytechnic students only)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the MTN Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme 2014/2015 (6th Phase)

2 COMMENTS

  1. […] The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time second year 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. […]

  2. […] The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time second year 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. […]

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