This is to inform the general public that MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme has started the registration of MTN Scholarship 2015/2016 for University, Polytechnic and colleges of education Undergraduates.
The MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme will provide financial support to the winners in Science & Technology or blind students only in accredited educational public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education across country which will cover tuition fee, book allowance and stipend (pocket allowance).
The MTN Scholarship award worth a total sum of N200, 000.00 (Two hundred thousand Naira only) per winner through out the students year of graduation and is always paid at the beginning of each academic session.
MTN SCHOLARSHIP 2015/2016 ELIGIBILTY
Any Candidates who wish to apply must be a full time undergraduates and in 200 level/2nd year accredited educational public universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in Nigeria.
All the applicants from colleges of education and universities must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of (2:1) for colleges of education and 3.5 for Universities, while those applying from from polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) and currently undergoing industrial training at the time of application.
DISCIPLINES TO BE CONSIDERED IN MTN Scholarship 2015/2016
Applicants should note that it is only those who are in the disciplines listed bellow, that are qualified to apply for this MTN Scholarship scheme, as any applicant who is not in any of the disciplines listed will not be considered. The disciplines are
- Agricultural Science
- Communication Technology
- Computer and Electronics
- Computer and Information Science
- Computer and Mathematics
- Computer Engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics and Computer Technology
- Electronics Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Industrial Mathematics
- Industrial Physics
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Physics Electronics
- Physics Engineering
- Physics/ Computational Modeling
- Pure/ Applied Physics
- Statistics and Computer Science
NOTE: Applicants must have a Diamond Yello Account, which is an account that is jointly owned by MTN Nigeria and Diamond bank PLC. If an applicant wins, the #200,000 will be paid into the Diamond Yello Account.
For you to open a Diamond Yello Account you need the following, first visit any Diamond Bank.
- Duly completed account opening form
- A minimum of ₦525.00 to get your Debit Card after account opening
- One passport photo of Student / Corp Member
- Student /Departmental/Faculty ID card or N.Y.S.C Identity Car
The MTN Foundation reserves the right to cancel or suspend a scholarship award if it is discovered that the awardee provided false information as regards to Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score.
HOW TO APPLY FOR MTN SCHOLARSHIP 2015/2016
Visit MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme Register by clicking http://foundation.mtnonline.com/scholarship-scheme/register
Then fill in the application form which needs you to provide MTN with the following informations
- Email *
- Confirm Email *
- Password *
- Re enter your Password *
- Surname *
- First Name *
- Middle Name
- Phone Number*
- Confirm Phone Number*
- Diamond Yello Account number
- Matric Number*
- Scholarship Type*
Application Closes on Sunday, September 6th 2015