Federal Ministry of Education Invites Students to Apply for 2024 MTN Scholarship Program

The Federal Ministry of Education has officially inaugurated the 2024 MTN Scholarship program.

Federal Ministry of Education Invites Students to Apply for 2024 MTN Scholarship Program

The Federal Ministry of Education has officially inaugurated the 2024 MTN Scholarship program. This esteemed scholarship initiative aims to foster academic excellence across various tiers of higher education in the country.

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The scholarship program comprises three distinct categories, each tailored to cater to specific academic pursuits and inclusivity:

  1. MTN Science and Technology Scholarship (MTN STS): This category targets 300-level students enrolled in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Eligible applicants must maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.5 or its equivalent to qualify for consideration.
  2. Scholarship for Blind Students (SBS): Embracing the principles of inclusive education, this scholarship is open to 200 and 300-level students with visual impairments. Candidates from any field of study are eligible, provided they sustain a CGPA of 2.5 to retain their eligibility.
  3. Top 10 UTME Scholarship: In partnership with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), this scholarship recognizes the top 10 performers in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). Beneficiaries of this category will enjoy scholarship benefits from their 100-level through to graduation, contingent upon maintaining the requisite grade standards.

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Applications are currently open, and interested candidates are encouraged to submit their applications before the stipulated deadline on June 12. For comprehensive details regarding the application process and eligibility criteria, prospective applicants are advised to visit the official MTN Scholarship website or reach out to the Federal Ministry of Education.