MTN Foundation, one of the largest charitable organizations in Nigeria, has opened its 2021/2022 undergraduate scholarship portal for well-meaning Nigerians to maximize.
Checks by naijabusiness.com.ng revealed that as at the period of reporting this, the scholarship portal is active and accepting numerous applications from qualified undergraduate students studying in accredited tertiary institutions in Nigeria that comprises colleges of education, polytechnics, and universities.
Naijabusiness understands that the MTN Foundation Scholarships is an annual award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high-performing students in public Tertiary Institutions. The scholarships is categorized into three classes which are;
- MTN Science and Technology Scholarship: This class of scholarship is currently in its 12th phase and is open to eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology-related courses, in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 300 successful students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000 annually till graduation if they maintain the required grades (in most cases a minimum of 2:1)
- MTN Scholarship for Blind Students: This is currently in its 10th phase is targeted at qualified 200 level blind students studying any course in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
- Top 10 UTME Scholarship: This is a new initiative and was introduced by the foundation in 2020. Under this class of award, scholarships worth N200,000 will be disbursed to the top-performing UTME candidates who maintain the required grades from their 100 level through to graduation. The Top 10 UTME Scholarship is awarded irrespective of the successful candidates’ preferred course of study or Tertiary Institution – Public or Private in Nigeria.
Naijabusiness.com.ng understands that this scholarship is available only to Nigerian students.
How do I apply?
The application is FREE and done online. Interested and qualified candidates are urged to visit the official MTN Foundation website to apply or click HERE. For more information about the scholarship, visit HERE.
Please NOTE that the application deadline is August 15, 2021.