The MTN Nigeria Foundation limited by Guarantee (MTNF) 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 life in communities across the country.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND LOCATION
Under the MTNF Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme, the Foundation currently provides financial support to 1,015 Science &Technology students in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the six Geo-political zones in Nigeria, and has awarded-approximately N500m to date to nearly 2,500 students. The scholarship award is worth N200,000.00 (Two hundred Thousand Naira only) per student-for the duration of one academic year and it covers tuition, book allowance and stipend.
Application for the 2012/2013 session is now open. Following the applications, 1,500 students will be shortlisted for the assessment test to be held in 3 centers in the North, East and West of the country. The top scoring 500 candidates from
the assessment test will be awarded scholarships and will receive their awards during the 2012120 13 academic year.
Scholarships will also be renewed for the existing 1 ,015 students provided they 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.
COURSES OF STUDY
Only applications from students studying one of the under listed courses will be considered:
METHOD OF APPLICATION
Interested students who meet the aforementioned criteria should please visit our website at http://www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship to complete and submit an online application form: .
Applications for the MTNF Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme can only be done online at www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATE WILL BE CONTACTED AND MTNF SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR FINAL
SELECTION OF SUCCESSFUL AWARD£ES.
For more information please visit our website at www.mtnonline.com/mtnfscholarship
Please note that the MTNF 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)
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