MTN Nigeria Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme


MTN Nigeria Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme
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The MTN Nigeria Foundation will provide financial support to 500 eligible Science & Technology students in accredited education public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria which will cover tuition, book allowance and stipend (pocket allowance). The scholarship award is N200,000.00 (Two hundred Thousand Naira only per student per academic session and will be paid at the beginning of the 2009/2010 academic session. The scholarships will be awarded to 200 level/2nd year full time students in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.

The scholarships may be renewable provided recipients maintain a minimum CGPA of 3,5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit.

PROJECT OBJECTIVES
The MTN Foundation seeks to attract high calibre full time students into the science and technology sector. The scholarship is intended to provide assistance to those students who might otherwise be unable to fulfill their educational financial obligations and to reward and recognize superior academic performance.

GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGE
Scholarship will be made available to qualified and successful candidates from every state of the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

DISCIPLINES
Applications in the following list of approved disciplines will be considered:

1. Agricultural Science / 2. Communication Technology / 3. Computer and Electronics
4. Computer and Information Science / 5. Computer and Mathematics / 6. Computer Engineering / 7. Computer Science / 8. Electrical Engineering / 9. Electronics and Computer Technology / 10. Electronic Engineering / 11. Engineering Physics / 12. Industrial Mathematics / 13. Industrial Physics / 14. Information Technology / 15. Mathematics / 16. Mechanical Engineering / 17. Medicine / 18. Physics Electronics / 19. Physics Engineering / 20. Physics/Computational Modeling / 21. Pure / Applied Physics / 22. Statistics and Computer Science

ELIGIBILITY
Candidates must be full time undergraduates in 200 level / 2nd year in public universities, colleges of education as well as polytechnics in Nigeria.

Applicants from universities and colleges of education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2.1), while applicants from polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit)
and currently undergoing industrial training.

METHOD OF APPLICATION
If you are qualified and interested, please visit the MTN Foundation Scholarship website at: (www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship)
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, October 30th, 2009.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to come with the original and photocopy of the following documents for screening prior to taking the assessment Test:

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2 passport photographs
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Valid student identity card
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Duly signed transcript from head of department
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Admission letter from JAMB and Institution
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A letter of recommendation, duly signed and stamped from Faculty Head/Director of School/Dean of School.

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
Interested eligible students are required to visit the MTN Foundation Scholarship website at: (www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship) and register online on or before the due date of Friday, October 30th, 2009.

Incomplete applications will be disregarded and cancelled

Upon receipt of applications from interested students, MTNF shall evaluate and shortlist qualifying students who will be subsequently invited for an assessment exercise.

Names of successful candidates will be published in National dailies and on the MTN Foundation Scholarship website

Bursaries will be allocated on a yet to be announced date to successful candidates, students are however advised to visit the MTN Foundation Scholarship website for more information.

APPLICATIONS WHO ARE ALREADY BENEFICIARIES OF SIMILAR SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED, ONLY SHORT-LISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED AND MTNF SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR FINAL SELECTION OF SUCCESSFUL AWARDEES

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46 COMMENTS

  1. I RECEIVE A MESSAGE ON MY MOBILE PHONE THAT I HAVE BEEN SHORTLISTED FOR MTN APTITUDE TEST AND TO CHECK MY BOX AND WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION BUT I CAN'T FOUND ANY INFORMATION BOTH ON MY BOX AND WEBSITE. PLS KINDLY REPLY ME ON [monsuruakinola@ymail.com].

  2. Pls, I was invented for the aptitude test in kaduna whereas I am from the eastern region(UNN). I would be grateful if my Venue is changed to Nsukka.

    • That is a day’s journey from from here. Besides, I will not be through with my documents by today because we are getting our transcripts and letters of recommendation from our dean by tomorrow. So, I dont know if I would be able to make it to Kaduna before saturday morning.

  3. please sir i really need your help i recived a text to my phone 07031331291 about 3 days ago congrating me and inviting me to come take the aptitude test this cominG saturday 5th december but when i checked my mail i didnt find the invitation letter please i really need the INVITATION LETTER as i dont know how to go about the sholarship please send the letter to my email box as i need it very badly before saturday the email is classified4real@yahoo.com PLEASE I REALLY NEED YOUR REPLY BADLY AS I WILL BE TRAVELLING FOR THE EXAM.

  4. I need to know if mtn scholarship final list is out and like to know if there is any scholarship application form that is still on that i can apply

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  9. please when will MTN include students in arts & humanities,social sciencies,business administration & law into their scholarship scheme

  10. y are private universities not included ??? people opt for private universities due to lack of admissions in public universities. so pls help consider students in private schools.

  11. please are we goin 2 bring transcript and letter of recommendation from our various uni?cos it is not listed as one of the items to be brought on the day of the tese.tanks

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