2020 Mtn Foundation Scholarship Schemes For Young Nigerian Students


The MTN Scholarship Scheme is an annual scholarship award that seeks to recognize and reward qualified high performing students. It is made up of the MTN Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (MTN STSS) and the MTN Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (MTN SSBS). Both Scholarships under the Youth Empowerment Cause, are currently in their 9th and 7th phase respectively.

Aim and Benefits of MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

  1. The Scholarship covers tuition, book allowance and stipends.
  2. Successful applicant’s Scholarship award is renewed every year until graduation provided a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent is maintained (second class upper/upper credit).
  3. The Scholarship awarded for an Academic year is worth #200,000.00 till graduation


Eligible 300 level students studying Science & Technology related courses and blind students studying in Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education) across Nigeria are awarded scholarships

MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Courses

Requirements for MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship Qualification

The student must be in their third year at the time of application, ie they must be in 300L

Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year.

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)

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).

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 300 level/3rd year in a public University

Entry closes on 21st July 2020

How to Apply

Application form will be filled online and submitted

Links to the application form for the two categories of the scholarship can be gotten below


MTN Science & Technology Scholarship Scheme Form

Names of successful candidates will be published in national newspapers and mtn website

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