This is to inform Nigerians in Nigerian-Based Tertiary institutions about the 2021 MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students. Details about the award are given below.
In accordance with MTN Nigeria’s desire to aid education for the disabled, the call out for application for its Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 is ongoing. All interested applicants who have found the incentive to apply for the scholarship program can start applying. In this article, we would be giving comprehensive explanations of what the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 is, its eligibility and how to apply.
About the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021
The MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 makes provision for financial assistance to students who might find it difficult or might not be able to pay for their tertiary education and focuses on recognizing and rewarding academic excellence.
Worth of the Scholarship
60 Blind students studying in various public tertiary institutions ( Universities, polytechnics and colleges of education) in Nigeria are awarded #200,000 covering tuition textbook allowance and stipend every year till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades.
Eligibility Requirements for the Scholarship
All Applicants for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 must ensure the following criteria are in order to ensure their applications will be considered for the scholarship:
- The award is targeted at qualified 200 level blind students studying any course in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education).
- All applicants from universities and colleges of education must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1), while all applicants from a public polytechnic must possess a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0( upper credit) and evidence of admission for the HND or Directors Entry program
- The present beneficiaries of other scholarship awards are not eligible to apply for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021.
Eligible Courses of Study for the Scholarship
The various courses available to study for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 are listed below:
- Communication technology
- Agricultural Science
- Computer and information science.
- Computer and electronics
- Industrial mathematics
- Statistics or Computer science.
- Pure/ Applied Physics
- Physics/ Computational Modeling
- Physics engineering
- Physics electronics
- Mechanical engineering
- Information technology
- Industrial physics
- Engineering physics
- Electronics engineering
- Electronics and electronics technology
- Electrical engineering
- Computer science
- Computer engineering
- Computer and mathematics
How to Apply
Applicants for the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 are expected to follow the step below to complete their application process:
- All Applicants are expected to fill an online application form by providing details of their matriculation number, department, Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA), course of study, up address and other necessary information.
Click on this link to apply.
The names of successful applicants will be published in National Dailies and also on the MTN Nigeria website.
All aspiring candidates of the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students 2021 are expected to complete their various application processes on or before 21st July 2021. All applications turned in after the stipulated date for the deadline will not be attended to.
Follow this link to visit the official website for more details about the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students.