Saturday, August 22, 2015

mtn scholarship for public university,poly and college of education

MTN NIGERIA FOUNDATION

Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme (6th Phase) Application for Scholarship


The MTN Nigeria Foundation Limited by Guarantee (MTNF Ltd/ Gte) was established by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited, in July 2004 to drive MTN Nigeria's Corporate Social Investment (C5I) initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life in communities across the country.
Under the MTNF Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme, the Foundation has awarded scholarships to over 4,972 Science & Technology students in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the six geo-political zones in Nigeria from inception to date. The scholarship award is worth N200,000.00 {Two hundred Thousand Naira only) per student for the duration of one (1) academic year and it covers tuition, book allowance and stipend.

Application for the 2015/2016 session is now open and 500 successful applicants will receive their awards during the 2015/2016 academic year.
Scholarships will also be renewed for the existing 1,380 students who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit).
The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship seeks to attract high performing second year students studying full-time in public tertiary institutions in Nigeria. The scholarship is aimed at recognizing and rewarding academic excellence while providing financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education.
New Scholarships will be made available to qualified and successful candidates in all states across the Federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
1.      Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
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 200 level/2nd year in a public University
Only applications from students studying one of the under-listed 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.   Electronic 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
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested students who meet the above criteria should please visit our website at www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship to complete and submit an online application form:
         The application portal opens on Monday, August 17, 2015 and closes on Sunday, September 06, 2015. Applicant's details will be verified and shortlisted candidates will be invited for an assessment test. They will be required to come with two recent passport photographs, as well as the original and photocopy of the following documents listed below:
         Valid student identity card
         Any other means of identification (National ID, International passport or Driver's license)
         Duly signed letter from the relevant Head of department in your school
         Admission letter from JAMB and Institution of study
         Admission letter for the HND programme(applies to Polytechnic students only)
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
         Applications for the MTN Nigeria Foundation Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme can only be done online at
         Application closes on Sunday, September 06, 2015.
         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 test.
         Names of successful candidates after the assessment test will be published in some National newspapers and they will also be contacted by the MTN Foundation via email.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED AND MTNF SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR FINAL SELECTION OF SUCCESSFUL AWARDEES.
For more information please visit our website at www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship
Please note that the MTN Foundation does not use any placement agency and we do not charge applicants an advance fee of any kind (e.g. application fees, placement fees, test fees e.t.c)



Source-=  Vanguard, Friday, august 21, 2015 Page 48

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