MTN Scholarship Scheme 2024

Apply For The MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship

MTN Scholarship Scheme is currently open for application from eligible applicants for the 2024 academic session.

MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship

The scholarship Scheme  was established by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited in July 2004 to drive MTN Nigeria’s Corporate Social Investment (CSI) initiatives aimed at improving the quality of lives in communities across the country.
This foundation invites applications from high performing full time second year 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.

MTN Scholarship Scheme
Apply For MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship

Impact of the Scholarship

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 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.

The scholarship is renewed every year until graduation for existing awardees provided they have maintained a minimum of 3.5CGPA/3.0GPA or its equivalent (Second Class Upper/Upper Credit) while new applications when advertised are welcome from full time students in their second year and second semester of study.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be Nigerian
  • Applicants must be full time third year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities,
    polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria.
  • Applicants must have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit)
  • Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average(GPA) of 3.0(upper credit)from
    the Ordinary National Diploma programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma(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 an admission into 300level/3rd year in public university

Field/Area of Study

Applications are welcomed only from students studying any of the following courses:

MTN Scholarship Scheme Eligible Courses

Accountancy/Accounting Electrical/Electronics Engineering
Agric. Extension and Rural Development Electronics and Computer Technology
Agricultural Science Electronics Engineering
Agronomy Engineering Physics
Animal Breeding and Genetics Industrial Mathematics
Animal Nutrition Industrial Physics
Animal Production and Health Information Technology
Aquaculture and Fisheries Management Mathematics
Applied Physics Mechanical Engineering
Architecture Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Chemical Engineering Petroleum and Gas Engineering
Civil Engineering Physics Electronics
Computer and Electronics Geophysics
Computer and Information Science Physics/ Computational Modeling
Computer and Mathematics Pure/ Applied Physics
Computer Engineering Statistics
Computer Science Statistics and Computer Science
Electrical Engineering System Engineering

How to Apply For MTN Nigeria Scholarship Scheme

Interested and qualified candidates should visit MTN Nigeria Foundation official website for additional information and to apply

Candidates are required to upload a copy of their recent passport photograph (maximum file size of 600kb)
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and MTNF bears sole responsibility for final selection of successful beneficiaries.

Application Deadline

Application for the Scholarship scheme will most likely commence between September 2024/October 2024

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