If you have ever wondered why MTN delayed before announcing the application for their annual scholarship scheme, then you are not alone. So many students have asked me the question, when will MTN scholarship application for 2018 begin? The good news is that MTN foundation scholarship application will hold in 2018 and you can apply when announced.
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.
Eligibility For MTN Foundation Scholarship Application 2018/2019
- Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full time undergraduates in 200 level
- 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) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
- Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level in a public University
Deadline for the application
Application likely Begins September 2018 and Ends October 2018.
How to Apply