Empowerment announcement for
MTN Nigeria Foundation Science & Technology
10-11-11 - The MTN Nigeria Foundation will
provide financial support to an additional 500 eligible Science & Technology students
in accredited education public universities, polytechnics and colleges
of education across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria which will
cover tuition, book allowance and stipend (pocket allowance). The
scholarship award is N200,000.00 (Two hundred Thousand Naira only per
student for one academic year and will be paid at the beginning of
the 2011/2012 academic session.
existing 934 students currently receiving financial support from the
foundation also have a chance of renewing their scholarships if they
have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent.
The scholarships will be awarded to 200
level/2nd year full time students in universities, polytechnics and
colleges of education. Successful applicants will receive their awards
during the 2011/2012 academic year.
The scholarships may be renewable provided
recipients maintain a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second
class upper/upper credit.
The MTN Foundation seeks to attract high calibre full time students into
the science and technology sector. The scholarship is intended to
provide assistance to those students who might otherwise be unable to
fulfill their educational financial obligations and to reward and
recognize superior academic performance.
Scholarship will be made available to qualified and successful
candidates from every state of the Federation including the Federal
Capital Territory (FCT).
Applications in the following list of approved disciplines will be
1. Accountancy / 2. Agricultural Science / 3. Architecture / 4. Communication Technology /
5. Computer and
Electronics / 6. Computer and Information Science / 7. Computer and Mathematics /
Computer Engineering / 9. Computer Science / 10. Electrical Engineering /
11. Electronics and Computer Technology / 12. Electronic Engineering /
13. Engineering Physics / 14. Industrial Mathematics / 15. Industrial
Physics / 16. Information Technology / 17. Mathematics / 18. Mechanical
Engineering / 19. Physics Electronics / 20. Physics
Engineering / 21. Physics/Computational Modeling / 22. Pure / Applied
Physics / 23. Statistics and Computer Science
Candidates must be full time undergraduates in 200 level / 2nd year in
public universities and colleges of education. Applicants from polytechnics
must have obtained amission for the HND or Direct Entry Program to
qualify for consideration.
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 admission for the HND program.
METHOD OF APPLICATION
If you are qualified and interested, please visit the MTN Foundation
Scholarship website at: (scholarship
website) to complete and submit an online application.
Closing date for receipt of applications is November 27,
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to come for an assessment test
and will be required to come with the original and
photocopy of the following documents:
Any other means of Identification
(National ID, International passport or Drivers License)
from JAMB and Institution
Admission letter for
HND program (Applies to polytechnic students only)
Interested eligible students are required to visit the MTN Foundation
Scholarship website at: (scholarship
and register online before the due date of November 27, 2011.
Incomplete applications will be disregarded and cancelled
Upon receipt of applications from interested students, MTNF shall
evaluate and shortlist qualifying students who will be subsequently
invited for an assessment exercise.
Names of successful candidates will be published in National dailies and
on the MTN website
Busaries will be allocated to successful students at a later date. Students are however advised to visit the MTN website for more
APPLICATIONS WHO ARE ALREADY BENEFICIARIES OF SIMILAR SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME
WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, ONLY SHORT-LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED
AND MTNF SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR FINAL SELECTION OF SUCCESSFUL
FRAUD NOTICE ALERT: MTN Nigeria Foundation does
not use placement agencies that charge scholarship applicants an advance
fee of any kind (e.g. application fees, placement fees, test fees, etc).
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