MTN Foundation Scholarship 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.
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 afterwards inducted into the MTNF Scholarship Student Alumni.
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.
Requirements for MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification
- 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 other Scholarship award(s) are not eligible to apply
Eligible Level/Fields of Study
The MTN Foundation scholarship award is available to full-time students in their 300 level. Only applications from students studying any of the following courses will be considered:
Agricultural Science, Architecture, 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, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics Electronics, Physics Engineering, Physics/Computational Modeling, Pure/Applied Physics, Statistics & Computer Science and Industrial Mathematics.
How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship 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
Applications for MTN Foundation Scholarship is currently Ongoing. The application deadline is around 21st July 2020.