In accordance with MTN Nigeria’s desire to aid education for the disables, the call out for application for its Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 is ongoing. The MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 makes provision for financial assistance to students who might find it difficult or might not be able to pay for their tertiary education and focuses on recognizing and rewarding academic excellence. The MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 will be hosted in Nigeria.
About the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020
Worth of the Scholarship
Blind students studying in various public tertiary institutions ( Universities, polytechnics and college of education) in Nigeria are awarded #200,000 covering tuition textbook allowance and stipend every year till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
Eligible Courses of Study for the Scholarship
The various courses available to study for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 are listed below:
- Communication technology
- Agricultural Science
- Computer and information science.
- Computer and electronics
- Industrial mathematics
- Statistics or Computer science.
- Pure/ Applied Physics
- Physics/ Computational Modeling
- Physics engineering
- Physics electronics
- Mechanical engineering
- Information technology
- Industrial physics
- Engineering physics
- Electronics engineering
- Electronics and electronics technology
- Electrical engineering
- Computer science
- Computer engineering
- Computer and mathematics
Eligibility Requirements for the Scholarship
All Applicants for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 must ensure the following criteria are in order to ensure their applications will be considered for the scholarship:
- All aspiring candidates must be a full-time undergraduate in 300level or third year in a public university, college of education or polytechnic in Nigeria.
- All applicants from universities and colleges of education must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or it’s equivalent (2:1), while all applicants from a public polytechnic must possess a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0( upper credit) and evidence of admission for the HND or Directors Entry program
- The present beneficiaries of other scholarship awards are not eligible to apply for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020.
How to Apply
Applicants for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 are expected to follow the step below to complete their application process:
- All Applicants are expected to fill an online application form by providing details of their matriculation number, department, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), course of study, up address and other necessary information.
Click on this link to apply.
The names of successful applicants will be published in National Dailies and also on the MTN Nigeria website.
All aspiring candidates of the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2020 are expected to complete their various application processes on or before 21st July 2020. All applications turned in after the stipulated date for the deadline will not be attended to.
Open this link to visit the official website for more details about the 2020 MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students.