David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarships for African Students 2018-2019

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David Oyedepo Foundation is offering full tuition scholarship for African students to study at the Covenant University and Landmark University for undergraduate degrees. The Scholarship takes care of your Books, Accomodation and Other Expenses.

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries. The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria. Please visit davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal for more information.

Level/Field of Study:

Oyedep Foundation Scholarship is designed for Students, pursuing their MAsters, Undergraduate and Secondary Program.
Programs covered by the DOF Scholars Program at:

Covenant University are Accounting, Banking and Finance, Mass Communication, Economics, International Relations, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information & Comm. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Industrial Physics-Renewable Energy

Landmark University are Animal Science, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical And Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science, Accounting/Banking & Finance, Economics and International Relations.

Candidates can apply to their choice course of study. However, special consideration would be given to candidates whose courses fall under the following categories:

  • Agriculture and allied courses
  • Medicine
  • Para Medical science
  • Political science
  • Education and allied courses

Eligible Nationalities: 

Scholarship program is open to Young Africans (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe).

Host Nationality:

Covenant University and Landmark University, Nigeria

Duration of Scholarship:

The scholarship is for 4 or 5 years, this is subject to university stipulated time for course completion. The maximum duration of scholarship award is 5 years for undergraduate programs.

Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Worth:

Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years. (In accordance to the University stipulated time for duration of chosen course).
The scholarship does not cover;

  • Travel allowances
  • Feeding allowances
  • Medical/Health Insurance or allowance.
  • Any other fees outside University generated Academic fees for a course at any level.

Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Eligiblity: 

The David Oyedepo  Foundation Scholarship program is open to Young Africans who meet the following criteria:

  • Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
  • Are between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
  • Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
  • Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English

Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
1. At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
2. 80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
3. Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

Selection Process and Criteria for Oyedepo Foundation Scholarships

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program selection process is a need dependent,
merit based open competition. After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Following this review, chosen finalists will be interviewed by the David
Oyedepo Foundation team, through an online video conferencing platform. If advanced to the
final round, applicant must provide;

  • Proof of application to Covenant or Landmark University
  • Proof of citizenship.

Application Deadline – 11.59pm GMT + 1.00, Sunday 15th July, 2018
2018 David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program Application Instructions.
All original copies of documents uploaded during application.
Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):
A proven record of superior scholastic ability.
Displayed financial need.
Outstanding character.
A proven record of leadership and community involvement.
A commitment to influence home community with skills learned.

General Application Tips

The David Oyedepo Foundation uses an internet based application system. You will need to access a computer and internet to apply. You would also need a scanner in order to upload required documents.
You do not have to finish your application in one session. You may save your work and return to complete your application as many times as necessary. You must, however, not leave your application untouched for up to 30 days or your account would be deleted.

You must submit your completed application by the deadline, however you are encouraged to submit before the deadline as no deadline extensions would be provided.

Answer all questions on the application in English and all documents to be uploaded MUST be translated in English.
All answers in the application, including written responses to essays must be your own original work.
Only applicants who complete this application will be considered. Applications and information submitted through email or other means will NOT be considered.

Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Online Applications:

General/Contact Information Section

  •  Provide general information in specified formats within the application form.
  • You will be required to provide documentation verifying age, and country of citizenship for eligibility if you are selected at the interview stage.
  • Information filled in Parent/Guardian section should be for BIOLOGICAL parents or LEGAL guardians.
  • The contact information you provide will be used to reach you during the application and selection process. Please provide accurate addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses that you use and check on a regular basis.

How to Apply: 

Applicants should visit the foundation’s website, read the application instructions and complete the online applications. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage.

Visit scholarship webpage for details

Official GuidelinesUndergraduate_Scholarship_Application_Instructions

Application Deadline:

DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION APPLICATION PROCESS TIMELINE
June 6, 2018 Applications Open
July 15, 2018 Application Closes
July, 2018 Finalisation of finalists applicants and contact of same
August – September 2018 Resumption of Scholars in Covenant and Landmark University

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