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Application for Scholarship (5th Phase)-(Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme) at MTN Nigeria Foundation

MTN Nigeria Foundation

Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme

Application for Scholarship (5th Phase)

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 (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 has awarded scholarships to over 3,536 Science & Technology students in public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across the six geo­political 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(l) academic year and it covers tuition, book allowance and stipend.

Application for the 2013/2014 session is now open and 500 successful applicants will receive their awards during the 2013/2014 academic year.

Scholarships will also be renewed for the existing 1,087 students who have maintained a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit).

Project Objective

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.

Geographic Coverage

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.     Electronics and Computer Technology

21.     Electronics Engineering

22.     Engineering Physics

23.     Industrial Mathematics

24.     Industrial Physics

25.     Information Technology

26.     Mathematics

27.     Mathematics 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 to complete and submit an online application form:

  • The application portal opens on Monday, April 14, 2014 and closes on Sunday, May 04, 2014. 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, May 04, 2014.
  • 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 short listed candidates will be contacted and MTNF shall be solely responsible for final selection of successful awardees.

For more information please visit our website at

Fraud Alert:

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)

Chevron Nigeria Limited Scholarship for Undergraduates




Operator of the NNPC/Chevron Joint Venture




Chevron Nigeria Limited, in collaboration with its Joint Ventures partner, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), is offering a number of University Scholarship Awards to suitably qualified Nigerian students.


E- Applications are invited from full-time SECOND YEAR (200 LEVEL) degree students of the under-listed courses, in Nigerian Universities:


  • Accountancy
  • Agricultural Engineering/ Agricultural Science
  • Architecture
  • Business Administration/Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
  • Environmental Studies/Surveying
  • Geology/Geophysics
  • Law
  • Mass Communication/Journalism
  • Mechanical/Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Human Medicine/Dentistry/Pharmacy
  • Petroleum Engineering


Interested   student   should   go   to:



Closing date for receipt of e-applications is strictly July 27, 2012.


Please note that we will accept applications through this web site address only. Hard copies of any document submitted will not be processed. All interested students are advised to complete the e-application form online at the web address indicated above and upload all the required documents as requested at the web site.


In line with our e-scholarship administration system, selected students will be invited for computer-administered qualifying tests in selected examination centers nationwide. Short-listed candidates for the qualifying test will be invited by email and SMS text messages. All applicants are therefore advised to ensure that GSM telephone numbers and personal email addresses are properly entered into the e-forms on the web site.





Chevron Nigeria Limited, 2 Chevron Drive. Lekki Peninsula, P.M.B. 12825, Lagos.

The NSERC and the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)

The NSERC and the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) announced scholarships for Canadian undergraduate students for study of mathematics or computer science at University of Moscow, Russia


Study Subject(s): Mathematics, Computer Science

Course Level: Undergraduate

Scholarship Provider: The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS)
Scholarship can be taken at: Russia

Canadian undergraduate students registered in a mathematics or computer science program.


Scholarship Open for International Students: No


Scholarship Description: The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) and the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) are pleased to announce that they will offer each year three scholarships to support Canadian undergraduate students registered in a mathematics or computer science program to attend a semester at the Math in Moscow program.

Apply Here:

Scholarship Application Deadline: For Winter 2012 semester – September 30, 2011
For Fall 2012 semester – March 30, 2012