MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship 2021-2022

About MTN Scholarships

The MTN Scholarship Scheme is an annual scholarship award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high performing students. It is made up of the MTN Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (MTN STSS) and the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS). Both Scholarships under the Youth Empowerment Cause, are currently in their 9th and 7th phase respectively.

The MTN Foundation Scholarship Program aims to attract high-performing, full-time students from public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education ) in Nigeria.

The 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.

The scholarship is renewed annually until graduation for existing winners, provided they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit), while new applications, when announced, are welcome from full-time students in their second year of study.

Eligible Level/Fields of Study

The MTN Foundation scholarship award is available to full-time students in their 300 level. Only applications from students studying any of the following courses will be considered:

  • 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

Scholarship Benefits/How much is MTN scholarship 2021?

Over 500 MTN Scholars are selected each year to receive this N200,000 scholarship. This will cover tuition fee, accommodation, and book allowance. it is renewable provided the scholar maintains a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent. 

You’re Also enrolled into the MTN Foundation Alumni, where Scholars are close to getting a job from MTN and continuing their careers in the desired field chosen by MTN.

MTN Foundation Scholarship Requirement?

Applicants 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
  • Any other means of identification (National ID card, International passport or Driver’s license)

How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021

The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should log in to MTN Foundation website,

Applications for MTN Foundation Scholarship is currently Ongoing. The application deadline is around 21st July 2021.

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11 comments

  1. I would like to study in the field of chemical engineering

  2. I would like to study in the field of computer science

  3. I would like to study applied physics

  4. I am interested

  5. Isatu Konnah Sesay

    I am a 22 years old lady, with aspirations of becoming a world renowned journalist. As a child, I watched my parents go through all sorts of challenges just to see me through school. My dad used to work at the bank and my mum was a business woman. When my dad died and my mum was left all alone to fund my studies, it felt as if things will never get better. Later my mum remarried and my step dad tried all he could to see that I finish secondary school. I have graduated from secondary school successfully all thanks to God and my parents. Waking up every morning knowing that my dreams of becoming a journalist is on the line all because my parents cannot afford sending me to the university, breaks my heart. The only thing I have now is the hope that I will one day be granted a scholarship that will see me through school so as to give me a future that will elevate my family from poverty.

  6. I am from katsina state I also interested

  7. I want to do international relations and i had a grade of D+ am in kenya

  8. I would like to study international relations and i had a grade of D+

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