We will be showing you some of the key things required for you to win the ongoing MTN foundation scholarship.
This article will show you all you need to know about this scholarship, ranging from what the scholarship is about to the eligibility. Also, we will look at the value for this scholarship.
So, hold on and take it one step at a time.
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About MTN Foundation Scholarship
The MTN Scholarship Scheme is an annual scholarship award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high performing students. It is made up of the MTN Science and 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.
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From inception, MTNF has awarded Scholarships to 3,829 students under both schemes across the 36 states and FCT. Graduating students also benefit from the Employability workshops which is designed with the objective to prepare them for the workplace. They are afterward inducted into the MTNF Scholarship Student Alumni.
MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020
What are the Eligible Courses of Study for this scholarship?
Below are the eligible courses for MTN foundation scholarship. Please if your course is not among the listed courses please do not apply.
- Agricultural Science
- Communication Technology
- Computer & Electronics
- Computer And Information Science
- Computer And Mathematics
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics And Electronics Technology
- Electronics Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Industrial Physics
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Physics Electronics
- Physics Engineering
- Physics/Computational Modeling
- Pure/Applied Physics
- Statistics & Computer Science
- Industrial Mathematics.
What are the Eligibility Requirements for MTN Scholarship?
- Candidates must be full-time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year in public Universities, Colleges of Education, or Polytechnics in Nigeria.
- Applicants from Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score 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 Program.
- Current Beneficiaries of another Scholarship award (s) are not eligible to apply for this scholarship
MTN Foundation Scholarship Value
Under both scholarships, eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology related courses and blind students studying in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education) across Nigeria are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
How to Apply for Scholarship in 2020
- Scholarship applicants will have to fill an online application form (see links below) providing details on their matriculation number, department, CGPA, course of study, home address etc.
- Names of successful candidates will be published in National Dailies and on the MTN Nigeria website -www.mtnonline.com
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage of the MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2020
Application Deadline for the Scholarship
The scholarship deadline for the onging scholarship is 21st of July 2020