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MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020 For Undergraduates in Nigerian Universities is Ongoing

Applications for MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020 is currently Ongoing at the time of this publication. Interested applicants should read the below information carefully. MTN Scholarship is worth ₦200,000.

MTN Foundation Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for the MTN Scholarship, students must be in their third year (300L) in any University in Nigeria.

Applicants should also know that Eligible applicants must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 and above and must maintain this until graduation to retain the scholarship.

Now, you might be wondering what courses are eligible to apply?… 

A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology-related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance, and stipends.

Last year, MTN awarded its Scholarship to 300 normal students and 300 blind students….isn’t that amazing.

However, the scholarship is for only Nigerian citizens or International Students who possess Nigerian citizenship. Also, the scholarship is written online in Nigeria.

In summary,  please note that that the MTN Scholarship Schemes is for (Science & Technology and Blind Students).

  • For blind students with 2.5 CGPA and must be in his/her 2nd year be it any course.
  • For science and technology students with 3.5 CGPA and must be in his/her 3rd year.

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 MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020 Worth.

The MTN Foundation Scholarship awards the sum of ₦200,000 to over 600 students in various universities in Nigeria. This will cover tuition fees, accommodation, and book allowance. The Scholarship runs till the awardee graduates from school, provided the awardee maintains a CGPA of 3.5 or above.

After graduation, the scholar/awardee is enrolled into the MTN Foundation Alumni. This can serve as an opportunity in getting a job from MTN and continuing their careers in the desired field chosen by MTN.

MTN Scholarship 2020 Requirements

Applicants must possess the following documents in order to be considered for the scholarship;

  • A valid Student ID card
  • Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)
  • Admission letter from JAMB and the current University.
  • Admission letter for the HND programs (For Polytechnic students only)

How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship 2020

Applicants that have read the information above and think they are eligible for the scholarship programme should follow the link below to apply. It is important to note that the mode of application is online.

To Apply for MTN Scholarship 2020, click this [su_button url=”https://www.mtnonline.com/scholarships/” target=”blank” style=”soft” background=”#e912d3″ radius=”0″ icon=”icon: external-link”]Apply Here[/su_button]

MTN Scholarship Deadline 2020

The MTN scholarship application deadline is Sunday, July 12, 2020. Applicants are to apply before the closing date.

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Questions asked by students about MTN Foundation Scholarship Programme.

Can A 200Level Undergraduate Apply for the MTN Scholarship?

Yes, but the chances of getting the scholarship is minimal. As of last year, MTN only awarded the scholarship to 300Level students.

Can A Polytechnic OND and HND Students Apply for the MTN Scholarships?

Yes! they are Eligible to Apply for the Scholarship. The Applicant must be in his/her ND2.

How many Students will MTN Award the Scholarship?

Over 600 students are awarded the scholarship (blind students inclusive). The MTN Scholarship awardees list published by media agencies.

After I Apply for MTN Scholarship, What Next?

All Applicants who followed the link above and applied successfully will receive a mail from MTN, titled “Essay Notification” from dragnet. Yes, dragnet is responsible for the MTN scholarship examination. All applicants will be asked to write an essay on the topic “What roles have the telecommunication industry played in the development of Nigeria since 2001”. The length of the essay should be between 150-180 words.

Furthermore, Dragnet will schedule an online exam for all successful applicants at a particular venue. The online exam will last for 1 hour.

All awarded candidates will be invited for ceremony with the MTN Scholarship board. There will be a lot of refreshment with lots of fun and the awardees will receive their scholarship amount that day.

In conclusion, this exam will be the determining factor which MTN will use to award students the scholarship. The exam consist of English, Mathematics and Current Affairs.

Success to you all as you apply for the scholarship. Don’t forget to ask us anything regarding MTN Scholarship.


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15 Comments

15 Comments

  1. Datong Blangnaan Samuel

    September 9, 2020 at 8:36 pm

    Please sir I have not received any mail from dragnet.

    • Kelvin kelly

      September 11, 2020 at 8:56 am

      Keep checking and also check your spam folder too

  2. Blangnaan Datong

    July 22, 2020 at 1:49 pm

    When will we receive email from MTN about the essay notification from dragnet.

  3. Anonymous

    July 22, 2020 at 1:38 pm

    When will the email from dragnet be sent.

  4. Blangnaan Datong

    June 22, 2020 at 6:56 pm

    I appreciate MTN for this privilege.Please how can I send my authentic CGP.

    • kelly

      June 22, 2020 at 7:32 pm

      you will be asked to submit when the time is right?

  5. Edike Ann

    June 17, 2020 at 6:06 pm

    Please is the scholarship made for only science and technology students

    • kelly

      June 17, 2020 at 6:29 pm

      yes,
      they may also consider social science and management.

  6. Adekunle Samuel Ayo

    June 17, 2020 at 11:05 am

    So what happens to we that are not science students? We also need scholarships too…. Our g.ps are really high😔😔

    • kelly

      June 17, 2020 at 6:25 pm

      there are various good scholarships for both science and art students. We will update you when it is out.

  7. Olagoke olayinka omolewa

    June 16, 2020 at 12:23 pm

    I will love to be part of this scholarship, God bless mtn foundation for this opportunity. I will be happy if I’m given.

    • Anwulika

      June 20, 2020 at 10:44 am

      Thanks to mtn foundation,for creating such opportunity to students.
      Can HND 1 student apply? And can they apply without their jamb admission letter?(because jamb Don’t always give most polytechnic admission letter except they do re-regularization,which is only done at HND 2(because of service)

      • kelly

        June 20, 2020 at 7:54 pm

        yes, you can apply without the admission letter

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