This year’s edition of the MTN Foundation Scholarship is what is on most students’ minds. The program is a full-time program for students in their third year in any federal or state Institution (colleges of education, polytechnics, and universities) in Nigeria. The purpose of the scholarship is to fund the basic school bills for bright and intelligent students.
About the MTN Foundation Scholarship
Like we said earlier, the MTN Foundation Scholarship’s main goal is to fund student’s basic educational funds. The award is a way to reward the academic performance of very bright students. The scholarship is renewed annually until the awardees. To remain eligible for the award you must have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent second class upper.
Requirements for the MTN Foundation Scholarship
If you are interested in the MTN Foundation Scholarship then you should know what the requirements are. In this article, we shall list out the requirements for the MTN Foundation Scholarship
2 passport photographs not older than 3 months.
Original copy and photocopy of admission letter from the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB).
A valid student ID card from your current Institution.
Another means of identification like your National ID card, your international passport or your driver’s license.
Students in polytechnics are expected to submit their admission letter for the HND Programmes.
Once you have all these documents and files and you have submitted them, they will be verified. After verification, shortlisted candidates will be contacted to come for an assessment test.
Eligible Courses for the MTN Foundation Scholarship
Interested candidates should know that not all courses are eligible for the MTN Foundation Scholarship. It’s advisable you make sure that your course is eligible for the scholarship before applying for the scholarship. Below is a list of the courses eligible for the MTN Foundation Scholarship.
Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
Animal Breeding And Genetics
Animal Production And Health
Aquaculture And Fisheries Management
Physics Computational Modelling
Computer and Information Science
Computer and mathematics
These are the list of courses eligible for the MTN foundation scholarship. If your course is not in the list above then it is not eligible for the scholarship.
How to Apply for the MTN Foundation Scholarship
Now that you know all the requirements for the MTN Foundation Scholarship Program, the next step is application. To know how to apply for the MTN Foundation Scholarship, read the instructions below.
- Log on to the MTN Foundation Scholarship page at https://foundation.mtnonline.com/scholarship/stss.
- Enter your valid email address.
- Fill in all other details required from you.
- Upload your passport photograph which is not more than 3 months old. The file size for the passport photograph must not exceed 600KB
Candidates that are successful will be contacted, The foundation is solely in charge of the selection of successful candidates.
Registration for the 2020 MTN Foundation Scholarship closes on 21st of July, 2020. Interested candidates should endeavour to apply before the registration deadline.
Open this link for more info about the 2020 MTN Foundation Scholarship.