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MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students In Nigeria 2020

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MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students In Nigeria 2020 is On. Deadline to apply is 21st July 2020.

All You Need To Know About MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme 2020

In line with MTN Nigeria’s desire to support education for the disabled, They are announcing the availability of the MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students In Nigeria 2020.

The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.

Host Nationality

The MTN Foundation Scholarship is hosted in Nigeria.

There are other Nigerian Scholarships available for International students in 2019.

You can utilize these scholarship opportunities to solve most of your academics problems.

Eligible Nationality

The MTN Foundation Scholarship is open to only Nigerians.

Worth

₦200,000 covering tuition textbook allowance and stipend.

Eligibility Requirements for the MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students In Nigeria 2020:

  • Students of a public tertiary institution, who are dependent on Braille
  • 2nd or 3rd year full-time undergraduates in public universities and colleges of education studying other disciplines beside Law with Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5
  • 3rd-year full-time Law undergraduates in public universities with CGPA of 2.5
  • Full-time Polytechnic undergraduates in ND2, HND2 with a minimum CGPA of 2.0 and with one of the following:

ND 1 result (applicants currently in ND2)
HND1 result (applicants currently in HND2)
Admission letter into HND1 with ND2 result (applicants currently in HND1)

Scholarships will be renewed for the existing students who have maintained a minimum of 2.5 for universities and colleges of education and 2.0 for polytechnic students.

You may also apply for the

  1. EducationUSA Opportunity Funds Program (OFP) 2020/2021 for Young Nigerians to Study in USA.
  2.  MTN Science and Technology Scholarship 2020 for Undergraduates – Apply Now

How to Apply For MTN Foundation Scholarship for the Blind in Nigeria 2020

Interested candidates who meet the criteria listed above should apply by clicking on the Apply Here Now. 

See the Online Application Form Here.

Note: Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted and MTN Foundation bears sole responsibility for final selection of successful beneficiaries.

Application Deadline:

The deadline for the application of the MTN Foundation Scholarship In Nigeria is 21st July 2020, Yearly. After which further applications will not be considered.

Official Website

For More Information Visit the Official MTN Foundation Scholarship Webpage Here.

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National Life Science Competition 2021 For Nigerian Secondary School and Tertiary Institution Students

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National Life Science Competition 2021 For Nigerian Secondary School and Tertiary Institution Students.

National Life Science Competition

The Science Communication Hub Nigeria is now accepting submissions from Nigerian secondary school and tertiary institution students for its 2021 National Life Science Competition.

The National Life Science Competition is aimed at inspiring all Nigerian secondary school and tertiary institution students to develop interests in life science courses or solving life science-related societal challenges.

National Life Science Competition Categories

  • Tertiary Institution Category: For students in Colleges, Polytechnics and Universities studying any subject.
  • Secondary School category: Open to all Nigerian secondary school students

National Life Science Competition Prizes

For each category:

  • 1st position — ₦100, 000
  • 2nd position — ₦75, 000
  • 3rd position — ₦50, 000

Special Prizes:

  • The Professor Isa Hussaini Marte Young Life Scientist Award — ₦100, 000
  • The Professor Omowunmi Agboola Sadik Prize in Innovation — ₦100, 000
  • The Professor Abba Zubair Prize in Multidisciplinary Innovation — ₦100, 000
  • The Professor Christian Happi Excellence in Genomics Award — ₦50, 000
  • People’s Choice Award (Sponsored by University of Sussex West African Office ) — ₦100, 000
  • The NABDA/OFAB Nigeria Excellence in Biotechnology Award — ₦50, 000

Additional Prizes:

  • Best Student from the Northeast (Sponsored by the Office of Chief of Staff of Borno State Governor) — ₦100, 000
  • Yobe SEMA Prize for The Best Student From Conflict-affected Communities of Yobe State — ₦150, 000
  • Yobe State Scholarship Board Prize for The Best Tertiary Institution Student from Yobe State — ₦50, 000
  • Yobe SEMA Prize for The Best Student Living with Disabilities from Yobe — ₦50, 000
  • Alhaji Bukar Maina Prize for The Best Student from Zone C Yobe State — ₦50, 000

Additional Benefits:

  • Finalists and winners will receive certificates of commendation.
  • Finalists and winners will be paired with experts for long term mentorship.
  • Winners will receive training organised by Sprint for Social Good (SfSG) on ‘creativity and innovation’. They will be guided to apply skills learnt to develop their ideas and potential to be the future scientists of Africa and shape socio-economic development.

Timelines:

Phase 1 (29th March – 30th April 2021) 

  • Pre-qualification test: Please CLICK HERE to start the test. Participants with the highest score will be contacted with instructions on the next phase of the competition.

Phase 2 (10th May – 7th June 2021) 

  • Submission of Essays: Qualified participants will be required to submit a 400 – 500 words essay on the role of societies and communities in tackling pandemics. Depending on the discipline or area of interest of a participant, we want to see essays that put clear thoughts on: What can I do as an individual? Historian? Scientist? Medical practitioner? Engineer? Lawyer? IT Professional? Businessman? Government official? Entrepreneur? Innovator? Etc. We believe that all disciplines have their unique ways of tackling pandemics.

Phase 3 (3rd – 4th July 2021) 

  • Life science pitch to be held online, followed by the selection of winners and award ceremony.

You may also apply for the UBA NextGen Campus Ambassadors Programme.

How to Participate in National Life Science Competition

  • You will need to register with your Name, Email, School, Present level of study and state of Origin. Note: All detail you provide shall be verified. Giving false information will lead to automatic disqualification. The personal data collected will only be used for the competition.
  • You can only take the quiz/test once. Duplicate submissions will be disqualified automatically.
  • The test duration is 30 minutes. Endeavour to submit within the stipulated time.
  • You are advised to ensure that the quality of your Internet is good to avoid disruption.

Start Your Application Here.

Official Website:

For More Information Visit the Official Webpage Here.

See more Programmes for Nigerians here.

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Offa Development Foundation Scholarship Bursary Awards 2021

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Offa Development Foundation Scholarship Bursary Awards 2021 is open for application. Sons and daughters of Offa that are students from Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education are eligible to apply for this scholarship/bursary awards.

The deadline for the submission of applications for the ODF Scholarship/Bursary is the 15th of April 2021.

Offa Development Foundation Scholarship Bursary Awards

Offa Development Foundation (ODF) is now accepting applications from indigenes of Offa, Kwara State, for its 2021 Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education Scholarship/Bursary Awards.

Applications are invited from full-time students who are in, or currently going to, 300 level (Degree) and 1st year (HND), and who are pursuing courses in any discipline in Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education.

How to Apply ODF Scholarship/Bursary Awards

To start your scholarship application,

You must be user of google account (Gmail).

Interested candidates should fill the application form online and upload scanned copies of the following documents:

  • recent passport photograph.
  • copy of the certificate of Offa indigeneship.
  • Scanned copy of the current academic transcript from the Institution. If not available, upload a statement of result from the Institution’s portal.

All sections of the application form must be completed correctly and all requested documents to be uploaded as indicated no later than 15th of April 2021.

Any wrong information about qualifications and Offa Indegeneship may render the applicant ineligible for the award.

Start you application here.

Step 1: In the section your application, you are to upload your scanned documents as stated above. After you have uploaded, simply click on the Next button to continue with your application.

 

Section 3: Particulars of Applicant.

In this section, you are expected to fill in your personal information which includes your surname, other names, gender, date of birth, Offa home address, state, local government area, town, compound, ward.

Section 4: Applicant’s Contact Details.

Contact address, telephone number, email address.

Section 5: Applicant’s Current Institution.

You are to fill in the following information in this section:

Name of current institution of learning, course of study, present level of study, duration of course, phone number, email address and click on next to continue to the next step until you get to the finish page.

Wishing you the very best on your Offa Development Foundation Scholarship Bursary Awards application.

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UBA NextGen Campus Ambassadors Programme

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UBA NextGen Campus Ambassadors is open for application. See details below.

UBA NextGen Campus Ambassadors Programme

About the UBA NextGen Campus Ambassadors Programme.

The UBA NextGen Campus Ambassador programme offers a unique opportunity to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and across Africa.

The initiative is part of the bank’s commitment to developing creativity and leadership abilities amongst young people in the continent of Africa. 

Adulthood is knocking and you aren’t sure if you are prepared. Get a soft landing into the job market with our NextGen campus ambassador program. 

We give you a peek into the career world during your undergraduate program and help you learn valuable skills that will put you ahead of your peers once you graduate.

UBA NextGen Campus Ambassador program offers a unique opportunity to students of tertiary institutions in Nigeria and across Africa to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking Pan-African bank by representing the brand on campus. 


The program is designed to be a learning experience and a highly rewarding pursuit for selected students while providing them with a platform to build their leadership capabilities and showcase their diverse talents.


You may also apply for the Mastercard Foundation Scholarship 2021 at KNUST.


Eligibility:

  • Must have a UBA NextGen Account or willing to get one
  • Student of any tertiary institution in Nigeria
  • Willing to dedicate considerable time
  • Familiar with UBA products and programs
  • Involved with student organisations and programs
  • Strong social media presence

Benefits of the UBA NEXTGen Programme:

  • Development of Intellectual, leadership and creative skills through periodic training
  • Monthly stipend
  • UBA branded collateral
  • A chance to get monthly pocket money for a year
  • Data subscription
  • Networking and collaboration with other ambassadors from campuses across Africa
  • Career advisory, mentorship and interaction with managers in UBA
  • VIP tickets to UBA sponsored events
  • Learn about UBA culture and career opportunities
  • Inclusion of UBA NextGen campus ambassador experience in your resume.

How To Apply
Qualified students are expected to log on here and complete an online form with required personal data, and a motivation letter highlighting why they should be selected. Applications open yearly.


  • Follow @UBAGroup on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube
  • Create a short video describing how your skills and experiences are relevant to the role
  • Upload the video on your social media page with the hash tag #UBACampusAmbassador
  • Be sure to tag or mention @UBAGroup in your post. Candidates with high engagement stand a chance to be fast tracked into the application process.

Official UBA NEXTGen Website:

For More Information Visit the Official UBA NEXTGen Website Here.

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