MTN Foundation Scholarships 2019-2020 for Nigerian Students



MTN Foundation Scholarships 2019-2020 for Nigerian Students

The 2019-2020 edition of MTN Foundation Scholarship application has commenced. The scholarship is for full-time second-year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.


MTN Foundation Scholarship Award for Nigerian students in recognized tertiary institutions which include (Universities, Polytechnics and Colleges of Education is a yearly award by Nigeria’s biggest telecommunication company to undergraduate students who are in their second year of study and show exceptional academic performance.

This is in the Telecommunications’ giants interest in developing and promoting education in her resident country. Testimonies too have been recorded in the time past of winners of this exceptional scholarship program and that is why in every single year, will not stop to bring you up to date information’s about this program.

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This article will give answers to questions like;

  • Is MTN 2019 Foundation Scholarship Form Out
  • How can I apply for the MTN Foundation Scholarship 2019
  • What is MTN 2019 Foundation Scholarship Requirement
  • Which Field of Study is required for the MTN Foundation Scholarship 2019
  • 2019 MTN Foundation Scholarship Deadline

If you have ever wondered why MTN delayed before announcing the application form for their yearly scholarship scheme, then you’re not alone. So many students have asked us this question, when will MTN scholarship application to 2019 begin? The good thing is that MTN base scholarship application has begun and you are able to apply now.

About MTN Foundation scholarship

Eligible students must maintain a Cumulative grade point Average of 3.5 and above and must maintain this until graduation to retain the scholarship. There are several other Undergraduate scholarships for Nigerian Students by other companies like Addax/NNPC, Shell SPDC, NPDC/SEPLAT, Total E&P, Agbami medical and Engineering professional scholarship

A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends.

Want to know if you Can win this scholarship?

Well, after application for this program the MTN scholarship shortlist will be made available to the public where students that have been selected will then see their names and proceed with another necessary process to as it relates to this scholarship program

Ensure You read to the bottom of this page.

Level/ Field of Study

This scholarship is open to full-time second-year students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.

MTN Foundation Scholarship Field/Area of Study.

Only applications from students studying one of the under listed 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
• Chemical Engineering
• Civil Engineering
• Computer and Electronics
• Computer and Information Science
• Computer and Mathematics
• Computer Engineering
Computer Science
• Electrical Engineering
• Electrical/Electronic 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

Host Nationality

The scholarship is to be taken in Nigeria. If you are from any of the developing countries and you desire to study for free Check out Scholarships For Developing Countries 2019-2020

Eligible Nationality

The scholarship is open to Nigerian citizens only or international students residing in the country. Read also if you wish to study outside your home country Simple and Detailed Answers about Applying and Winning a Scholarship.

SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS | How much is MTN scholarship?

Over 500 MTN Scholars are selected each year to receive this N20O,000 scholarship. This will cover for tuition fee, accommodation, and book allowance. it is renewable provided the scholar maintains a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent.

Eligibility For MTN Foundation Scholarship Application 

The students must be in their second year at the time of application,

  1. Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd years.
  2. Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education must have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.5 or its equivalent (2:1)
  3. Applicants from public Polytechnics must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the Ordinary National Diploma (OND) programme and must have secured admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND).
  4. Direct entry level students must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 (upper credit) from the OND programme and must have secured admission into 200 level/2nd years in a public University

MTN Scholarship 2019 Application Requirements.

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)
  • Admission letter from JAMB and institution of study
  • Admission letter for the HND programmes (For Polytechnic students only)

How to Apply for MTN Scholarship 2019 | MTN Foundation Website

The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should log in to mtn foundation website: Click here to apply

MTN Scholarship Application Deadline

Applications for this section has not yet commenced. Subscribe to our newsletter to get updates on this scholarship.

Applications do begin September of every year and end on October of the next year (September – October)

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  1. Thanks, am a student of college of education and my cgpa is above 4.0 and I study physics/Computer I don’t know if am eligible to apply?

  2. Thanks a lot for this great opportunity; patronizing you can never be a loss. I pray that God Almighty should empower your company the more for greater works ahead; Kudooossss!
    Am highly interested when this is to happen.

    • noted dear, and remember to keep checking this website for the updates on this scholarship and others that might of be of benefit to you

  3. am a student of university of Lagos studying human kinetics and health education, I was admitted through direct entry with a Gp of 4.35, I want to know if am eligible


  4. Am a student of Olabisi Onabanjo University studying Business Administration. Pls I am interested in the schorlaship, Pls keep me inform. Thanks

  5. No Chemistry? I’m a chemistry student in Lautech… Does this scheme allow chemistry students to apply?

  6. I’m a student of a polytechnic. I intend going to the university through direct entry, my question is; would the OND hard copy result be needed for the scholarship?

  7. I study health information technology in health technology Ningi, I want to apply can I? cos I really want to go for this scholarship.


  9. Please keep me informed, Thanks very much for this opportunity rendered to us,kay God reward you

  10. I really want to get this scholarship, so i can relieve my mummy from all the stress.
    I graduated last year, am waiting for my OND result, so i can apply for direct entry into the university.

  11. I am A student with Taraba State university I did NCE in Chemistry/Biology in Our state College of Education and graduated with 3.32 I am presently in Biological science Department. Am eligible to apply?

  12. please inform me of any int’l or local undergraduate scholarship for level 100 students i am a FUTO student. contact

  13. I am 200 level physics electronics student of Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) .Please keep me informed about the scholarship.

  14. Iam a 200L undergraduate student studying Educational Psychology and Counselling at Ahmadu Bello University which happens to be a professional course to be precise.But iam surprise to see virtually all the scholarship advertise is given preferrence to only science and engineering exclusively with few administration. Where are we really going in this Country nowadays.Faculty of Education are the Bedrock of all knowledge and we should respect and encourage them as well so that they can invest positively on the future of your children tomorow.

  15. I think BIOTECHNOLOGY and MICROBIOLOGY options should be included in the courses for people like myself to also benefit and its also a sciences course

  16. Hi,
    Just to find out if Medicine and Surgery did not make the list of field/area of study this scholarship is awarded, or is there any special MTN scholarship scheme for MBBS?

  17. Please I’d love to be concretely informed on active scholarships not only from the website admin but from anyone who may be knowledgeable. Thanks and God Bless!

  18. Firstly my name is Abdulmajeed Abdulkadir from Nigeria,so please I want apply for this scholarship I Need your help and your guide lines,thanks you all.

  19. I might be last on the list because I did not heard earlier but that can’t stop my feature chance, I need this scholarship that thank you,my olevel re good and jamb.

  20. Please in terms of direct entry application mode for mtn foundation scholarship 2019/2020 I studied a level program called ‘ijmb’ but I have already secured admission into the University I don’t know if the program qualifies me for the scholarship

  21. Hello, good evening. My name is Ann. Am a 200lvl direct entry student of economics and Development studies in Kwara state University. I really wants to apply for MTN Foundation scholarship 2019. My phone number is 08068997837. Please I will really like to get updated. As an economics can I apply? Thanks

  22. I have my NCE CERTIFICATE and am still processing for my direct entry program. Can i apply 4 De scholarship? Pls direct me


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