involved, not everyone can pay his / her way through school. Some parents and
guardians in third world countries, like
Nigeria, usually find it difficult to pay the fees of their children / wards as
they venture on in their pursuit of academic degrees.
Presidents, governors, ministers and other prominent individual are sometimes
products of scholarships!
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as an award of financial aid for a student to further their education.
Scholarships are awarded based upon various criteria, which usually reflect the
values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award.
not required to be re paid. A grant differs from a scholarship as it is offered
exclusively based on financial need. Having properly introduced and defined the
concept, we will now consider extensively the MTN scholarship.
scholarship scheme seeks to attract high performing full time second year
students studying in public tertiary institutions across 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
full – time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses
are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowances and stipends.
provided they have maintained a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA)
of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper / upper credit) while new
applications, when advertised, are welcome from full time students in their
second year of study.
year students from public tertiary institutions with 3.5 CGPA or its
equivalent, second class upper.
students with a minimum of 3.0 GPA (upper credit) at their OND programme.
Scholarships will be renewed for the existing students who have maintained a
minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent.
Nigerians can apply for this scholarship.
over 5000 scholarships have been awarded. The scholarships, awarded on an
annual basis, is worth two hundred thousand naira (200,000). This covers
tuition, book allowances and living allowances for one academic year.
Accounting / accountancy.
Agricultural extension and rural development.
breeding and genetics.
production and health.
culture and fisheries management.
Computer and electronics.
Computer and information science.
Computer and mathematics.
Electronics and computer technology.
Petroleum and gas engineering.
/ computational modelling.
Statistics and computer science.
application usually starts on September 18 and ends on October 9. Only short
listed candidates are usually contacted. One can apply through their official
scholarship scheme is one of their many corporate social responsibilities. This
particular scholarship has saved many lives and trained a lot more through
school. Para venture you are a student in need of a scholarship, go through
this article again to find out if you’re eligible and if you are, take that
step today and apply!
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