MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 – Apply Now

The MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 Scheme 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.

The MTN Foundation Scholarship Program aims to attract high-performing, full-time students from public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education ) in Nigeria.

The MTN foundation scholarship provides financial assistance to students who would otherwise not be able to pay for their higher education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.

A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students taking science and technology courses receive a scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends.

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The MTN foundation scholarship is renewed annually until graduation for existing winners, provided they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit), while new applications, when announced, are welcome from full-time students in their second year of study.

MTN foundation scholarship 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:

  1. Accountancy/Accounting
  2. Agric. Extension and Rural Development
  3. Agricultural Science
  4. Agronomy
  5. Animal Breeding and Genetics
  6. Animal Nutrition
  7. Animal Production and Health
  8. Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  9. Applied Physics
  10. Architecture
  11. Chemical Engineering
  12. Civil Engineering
  13. Computer and Electronics
  14. Computer and Information Science
  15. Computer and Mathematics
  16. Computer Engineering
  17. Computer Science
  18. Electrical Engineering
  19. Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  20. Electronics and Computer Technology
  21. Electronics Engineering
  22. Engineering Physics
  23. Industrial Mathematics
  24. Industrial Physics
  25. Information Technology
  26. Mathematics
  27. Mechanical Engineering
  28. Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  29. Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  30. Physics Electronics
  31. Geophysics
  32. Physics/ Computational Modeling
  33. Pure/ Applied Physics
  34. Statistics
  35. Statistics and Computer Science
  36. System Engineering

MTN foundation scholarship Eligible Countries

The MTN Foundation scholarship scheme is available to only Nigerian students.

MTN foundation Scholarship Benefits

Over 500 MTN Scholars are selected each year to receive this N200,000 scholarship. This will cover tuition fee, accommodation, and book allowance. it is renewable provided the scholar maintains a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent.

You’re Also enrolled into the MTN Foundation Alumni, where Scholars are close to getting a job from MTN and continuing their careers in the desired field chosen by MTN.

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MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 Eligibility

  1. Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd years.
  2. 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)
  3. 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).
  4. 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 300 level/3rd years in a public University

MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 Requirement

Applicants details will be verified and 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:

  1. The valid Student ID card
  2. Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
  3. Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
  4. Admission letter for the HND programs (For Polytechnic students only)

Method of Application

The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should log in to MTN Foundation website, check application link below.

Application Deadline: 21st of July, 2021.

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