MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 is Out! Seeking Nigerian MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 Updates? or you want to part of the MTN Foundation Scholarship Program.
Well, sit tight because this page will guide you with the relevant application tips, eligibility requirements, and other relevant details. Take your time and read through before applying the steps.
MTN Scholarship Eligibility
The students must be in their second year at the time of application, ie they must be of the 2020/2021 admission set.
- Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
- Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
- Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) program and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma program (HND).
- Direct entry-level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND program and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd year in a public University.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Field/Area of Study
Only applications from students studying one of the under-listed courses will be considered:
- Agric. Extension and Rural Development
- Agricultural Science
- Animal Breeding and Genetics
- Animal Nutrition
- Also, Animal Production and Health
- Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
- Applied Physics
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer and Electronics
- Computer and Information Science
- Also, Computer and Mathematics
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electrical/Electronic Engineering
- Also, 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
MTN Foundation Scholarship Requirements
After the Applicant’s details are verified, 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:
- 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 programs (For Polytechnic students only)
How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship
The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Applications do begin September of every year and end in October of the next year (September – October).
A Bit About MTN Foundation 2021 Scholarship
The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high-performing full-time students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.
The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.
A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology-related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance, and stipends.
The scholarship is renewed every year until graduation for existing awardees provided they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit) while new applications, when advertised, are welcome from full-time students in their second year of study.
MTN Scholarship FAQ’s 2021
Yes! they are Eligible to Apply for the Scholarship. The Applicant must be in his/her ND2. The Scholarship applicant must be in the above-specified field of Study for the Application to be considered.
500 MTN Scholars are named annually. The MTN Scholarship Shortlist is pasted on national dailies, Official Social Media Handles, and mails are sent to winners.
Yes! you can apply as there are provisions for you to insert those results accordingly
4. When Will the MTN Scholarship Results be Out?
The results are always released in September annually based on the trends we have followed thus far. This question is always popping up on Google search.
We have taken time to study the MTN Foundation Scholars Award Trends and we can say that 80% of the results released have been in September. Expect August/September 2021 this year as the time.