Friday, April 27, 2018

MTN Foundation Scholarship 2018/2019 – How To Apply For MTN Scholarship

By Naijascholarshipsbuzz 

The MTN foundation scholarship application holds every year, and so it is guaranteed to hold this year 2018, the usual period being somewhere between late August to late December. 

The maximum number of successful awardees is 500, and these qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends as well. 

So far, MTN scholarship is renewed every year until graduation for existing awardees provided they keep maintaining a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit) while new applications are welcome from full time students in their second year of study.

Eligibility for MTN Foundation Scholarship Application 2018/2019

Prospective students must be in their third year at the time of application, ie they must be in their 300L.

  1. Prospective applicants from federal and private  Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in their 300 level/3rd year before they can apply.
  2. Prospective applicants from federal and private Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1) before they can apply. 
  3. Applicants from federal and private Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND) before they can apply. 
  4. Direct entry (DC) level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 300 level/3rd year in a public University before they can apply.

Eligible Field/Area Of Study

The MTN foundation scholarship is open for 300LVL students studying any of the following under listed courses:

• Accountancy/Accounting
• Agric. Extension and Rural Development
• Agricultural Science
• Agronomy
• Animal Breeding and Genetics
• Animal Nutrition
• Animal Production and Health
• Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
• Applied Physics
• Architecture
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer and Electronics
• Computer and Information Science
• Computer and Mathematics
• Computer Engineering
• Computer Science
• Electrical Engineering
• Electrical/Electronic Engineering • Electronics and Computer Technology
• Electronics Engineering
• Engineering Physics
• Industrial Mathematics
• Industrial Physics
• Information Technology
• Mathematics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
• Petroleum and Gas Engineering
• Physics Electronics
• Geophysics
• Physics/ Computational Modeling
• Pure/ Applied Physics
• Statistics
• Statistics and Computer Science
• System Engineering and more. 

Applicants details will be verified by MTN foundation,  and shortlisted candidates shall be invited for the scholarship test.

Prospective applicants are required to arrive at the interview centers with two  recent passport-sized photographs and as well as original and photocopy of the following documents:

  • Valid Student ID card

  • Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)

  • Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study.

  • Admission letter for the HND programmes (For Polytechnic students only).

Deadline for the application 

Application is most likely to begin September 2018  and Ends October 2018 (this is the usual period MTN foundation scholarship comes up).

It is crucial for prospective applicants to be aware that incomplete applications leads to disqualification or made invalid.

Always check out regularly to see if the registration is ongoing.

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  1. Pls when is the registration for the MTN scholarship 2018/19 Will begin

  2. Pls when is the registration for the MTN scholarship 2018/19 Will begin

  3. Possibly this September. Keep checking back for update on this.


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