The 2020 edition of MTN Foundation Scholarship is the next in the mind of most students. The scholarship is for full-time second-year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.
The Scholarship is aimed at financing School bills for Brilliant and Excellent students. Do you think you have what it takes to be an MTN Foundation Scholar in 2020? Let’s walk you down the Success lane.
Who is eligible for the MTN Foundation scholarship?
STSS is open to all:
3rd-year students from Public Tertiary Institutions with 3.5 CGPA or its equivalent Second Class Upper
HND Students with a minimum of 3.0GPA (Upper credit) at their OND Programme
Scholarships will be renewed for the existing students who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit).
Blind students studying any discipline in their 2nd and 3rd year, with a minimum CCPA of 2.5 or its equivalent, are open to apply for theSBSS.
What is the category of the scholarship?
This scholarship falls under the category of undergraduate scholarship.
What are the eligible courses?
Only applications from students studying one of the under-listed courses will be considered:
- Agricultural Extension and Rural Development
- Agricultural Science
- Animal Breeding and Genetics
- Animal Nutrition
- Animal Production and Health
- Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
- Applied Physics
- Chemical Engineering
- Computer and Electronics
- Computer and Information Science
- Computer and Mathematics
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electrical/Electronic Engineering
- Electronics and Computer Technology
- Electronics Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Industrial Mathematics
- Industrial Physics
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
- Petroleum and Gas Engineering
- Physics Electronics
- Physics/ Computational Modeling
- Pure/ Applied Physics
- Statistics and Computer Science
- System Engineering
What is the information required to complete the MTN Foundation Scholarship application?
Interested applicants require the following information in order to apply:
Date of Birth, State of Origin
LGA, Faculty, Department, Course of study,
Year of admission
JAMB Registration Number
Academic level and much more information you will fill in the form.
What are the Basic Requirements for the test?
Applicants details will be verified and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test. They will be required to come with 2 recent passport photographs as well as the original and photocopy of the following documents:
A 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).
How do I apply for the scholarship?
To access and complete the form follow this link MTN scholarship application portal at the link below:
Scholarship Application Link
- What is the Deadline?
21st July 2020
Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and MTN Foundation bears sole responsibility for the final selection of successful beneficiaries.
About MTN Foundation
Operating from Nigeria’s business capital of Lagos, the MTN Foundation was incorporated in July 2004 to offer a sustainable and focused channel through which MTN Nigeria would drive its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in all 36 states of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
The Foundation is funded by up to 1% PAT (Profit after Tax) from MTN Nigeria and deploys a unique brand of wide impact and project-driven corporate social investment programmes which have won several accolades.
It has also created a vibrant network of local and international partner organisations through which its various projects are executed.
Through its efforts, the MTN Foundation has made a huge impact and has become a model for good corporate citizenship, endorsed by a wide variety of stakeholders, Government, Regulators, Tax authorities, and the beneficiaries of its numerous projects.