The MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme is an annual scholarship award that seeks to recognize qualified high performing students. It is made up of the MTN Scienceand 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 and 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 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
Eligibility Courses For MTN Scholarship
There are Many Courses that are eligible for the MTN Scholarships Award. The Courses are carefully listed below for Nigerian Students who wish to apply.
1. Agric. Extension and Rural Development
2. Agricultural Science
4. Animal Breeding and Genetics
5. Animal Nutrition
6. Animal Production and Health
7. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
9. Chemical Engineering
10. Civil Engineering
11. Computer Engineering
12. Electrical/Electronic Engineering
13. Engineering Physics
14. Mechanical Engineering
15. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
16. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
17. ystem Engineering
18. Computer and Electronics
19. Computer and Information Science,
20. Computer and Mathematics
21. Computer Science
22. Electronics and Computer Technology
23. Industrial Mathematics
24. Industrial Physics
25. Information Technology
27. Physics Electronics
29. Physics/Computational Modeling
30. Pure/Applied Physics
32. Statistics and Computer Science
Eligibility For MTN Scholarship
1. Candidates must be full time undergraduates in 300 level/third year in public universities, polytechnics or Colleges of Education in Nigeria.
2. Applicants from Universities and Colleges of education must have a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (2.1), while applicants from polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (Upper Credit) and evidence of admission for the HND or Direct Entry Programme.
3. Current Beneficiaries of other Scholarships award(s) are not eligible to apply.
Value of MTN Scholarship Awards
Under both scholarships, eligible 300 level students studying Science and 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 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
How To Apply for MTN Scholarships
1. Scholarship applicants will have to fill an online application form, providing details on their matriculation number, department, CGPA, course of study, home address, etc.
2. Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies and on the MTN Nigeria website – www.mtnonline.com
MTN Scholarships Closing Date
Entry closes on 21st July 2020
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