Stanbic IBTC Launches Scholarship Program to Empower 200 Top Nigerian Students

The scholarship program targets students who have demonstrated academic excellence, requiring applicants to have a UTME score of 250 and above, at least five credits in O’Level (WAEC or NECO), and proof of admission to a Nigerian federal or state university

Stanbic IBTC Launches Scholarship Program to Empower 200 Top Nigerian Students

Stanbic IBTC has announced the commencement of a scholarship program for 200 students for the 2023/2024 academic year. The initiative aims to support the educational development of exceptional Nigerian youths by providing scholarships to students across the country.

The scholarship program targets students who have demonstrated academic excellence, requiring applicants to have a UTME score of 250 and above, at least five credits in O’Level (WAEC or NECO), and proof of admission to a Nigerian federal or state university. The program seeks to alleviate financial burdens and encourage students to strive for academic success.

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The award ceremony for the scholarship recipients will be a hybrid event, allowing participants to join either physically or virtually, ensuring inclusivity for students, parents, and stakeholders nationwide.

Dr. Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive of Stanbic IBTC Holdings, emphasized the importance of the initiative. "At Stanbic IBTC, we strongly believe in the transformative power of education. Our commitment to this cause is demonstrated through our scholarship program, designed to nurture and develop the potential of Nigeria’s youth," he said. Sogunle encouraged eligible students to apply, highlighting that the scholarship could be key to unlocking their academic aspirations.

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Stanbic IBTC's efforts aim to equip young people with knowledge, inspire innovation, and foster leadership, providing them with the necessary tools to make positive changes in their communities and beyond.