How to apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship Award 2021

If you’re a student, currently studying in any Nigerian University, Polytechnic, or College of education, this is a grand opportunity for you. 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.

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Before you apply, we advise that you read through this article to learn the full details about this scholarship- who is eligible for the scholarship, the scholarship worth, how to apply, the application deadline, and other important information.

About MTN Foundation Scholarship

MTN Scholarships under the Youth Development Cause is an annual award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high-performing students in public Tertiary Institutions.

The Scholarship is divided into the following sub-categories:

  • #1. MTN Science and Technology Scholarship
  • #2. MTN Scholarship for Blind Students
  • #3. Top 10 UTME Scholarship

#1. MTN Science and Technology Scholarship

MTN Science and Technology Scholarship, currently in its 12th phase, is open to eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology-related courses, in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education).

#2. MTN Scholarship for Blind Students

MTN Scholarship for Blind Students in its 10th phase is targeted at qualified 200 level blind students studying any course in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.

#3. Top 10 UTME Scholarship

Top 10 UTME Scholarship in its 2nd phase is the latest addition to the MTN Scholarships and awards scholarships worth N200,000.00 to the top-performing UTME candidates who maintain the required grades from their 100 level through to graduation. The Top 10 UTME Scholarship is awarded irrespective of the successful candidates’ preferred course of study or Tertiary Institution – Public or Private in Nigeria.

Scholarship Worth

The scholarship is worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation if you maintain the required grades.

No of Award

  • MTN Science and Technology Scholarship– 300 successful students.
  • MTN Scholarship for Blind Students– 60 successful students
  • Top 10 UTME Scholarship– Top 10 perfoeming students

This scholarship will take place in Nigeria.

What is MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 Requirement?

Applicant’s 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:

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

To qualify for MTN Scholarships, you must meet the following criteria:

Eligible Nationality

  • Nigeria 

School of Study

  • Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education

Level of Study

  • MTN Science and Technology Scholarship– 300 level students
  • MTN Scholarship for Blind Students– 200 level students
  • Top 10 UTME Scholarship– 100 level students

Course of Study

All Science & Technology-related courses including the following:

  • Accountancy/Accounting
  • Agric. Extension and Rural Development
  • Agricultural Science
  • Agronomy
  • Animal Breeding and Genetics
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Animal Production and Health
  • Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
  • Applied Physics
  • Architecture
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer and Electronics
  • Computer and Information Science
  • Computer and Mathematics
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical/Electronics Engineering
  • Electronics and Computer Technology
  • Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Industrial Mathematics
  • Industrial Physics
  • Information Technology
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  • Petroleum and Gas Engineering
  • Physics Electronics
  • Geophysics
  • Physics/ Computational Modeling
  • Pure/ Applied Physics
  • Statistics
  • Statistics and Computer Science
  • System Engineering

What is MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 Requirement?

Applicant’s 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:

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

To apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship successfully, follow the procedures below.

  • Visit MTN scholarship official website and select a form for eligible category.
  • Fill the form for the category you select (The Scholarship Application form Contains over 5 Sections which include; personal information, UTME Information, Course Information, and Family Background)
  • Start with your personal information(Your surname, First Name, Middle Name, Gender, date of birth, and others)
  • The second section covers Personal Address, email, phone number, and passport upload. Make sure you follow all instructions written in each field of the form.
  • Once you’re done filling the form, Click on “SUBMIT” Please review the form before you submit to affirm all information are correct.

MTN Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline

The deadline for this scholarship application is August 15, 2021.