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MTN Foundation Scholarship Application Portal

The MTN Foundation created scholarship schemes to help scholars to further their education. Follow the MTN Foundation scholarship application guide to initiate your application.

Here is an overview of the MTNOnline scholarship program.

What is MTN Foundation Scholarship?

The Youth Development Cause’s MTN Scholarship program attempts to identify and honor deserving, high-achieving students in public tertiary institutions each year. 

Over  4,212 students have received scholarships totaling over N3 billion from the MTN Foundation since its founding. Each scholar participates in the MTNF Skill Up Training after graduation to make sure they are prepared to compete and create value for their country’s labor market. Additionally, they learn about other chances for training and certification, such as PMI (Project Management Institute). They receive information about job prospects and other matters crucial to their careers as members of the Alumni chat group.

Types of MTN Scholarship Programs

MTN Scholarship Nigeria

  • Top 10 UTME Scholarship

Top 10 UTME Scholarship is the newest MTN scholarship scheme, which started in 2020. The top 10 UTME scorers, as reported by JAMB, are automatically eligible for the top 10 UTME scholarships each year. If the chosen candidates maintain the required grades from their 100 level until graduation, they would get scholarships totaling N200,000.00. The Top 10 UTME Scholarship is given out regardless of the successful individuals’ chosen academic field or Nigerian tertiary institution (public or private).

  • MTN Science and Technology Scholarship

The MTN Science and Technology Scholarship, now in its 12th year, is available for qualified 300-level students enrolled in Nigerian public tertiary institutions majoring in science and technology (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). If they retain the necessary grades, 300 successful students will get scholarships worth N200,000.00 each year till graduation.

  • MTN Scholarship for Blind Students

In its tenth year, the MTN Scholarship for Blind Students was created for qualified blind students enrolled in any program at the 200-level at Nigerian public tertiary institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). If they retain the necessary grades, 60 successful blind students will receive scholarships worth N200,000.00 every year till graduation.

  • MTN MUSON Music Scholarship

This initiative provides annual scholarships worth N250,000 to cover tuition, books, and transportation over 2 years, for eligible musically talented youth to study at the prestigious Musical Society of Nigeria (MUSON). Students are awarded an internationally recognized Diploma in Music on graduation.

MTN Scholarship Ghana

  • MTN Bright Scholarship

The MTN Bright Scholarship aims at providing several sponsorship programs to eligible students in Ghana so they could continue different courses at various levels of education in Ghana.

Only Ghanaians are eligible for the scholarship, created for first-year undergraduate students and students continuing their education at any public higher education institution in Ghana.

The scholarship pays students housing, books, and other necessary reading materials in addition to tuition.

  • MTN Emotive Scholarship

Only Ghanaians are eligible for this scholarship, created for first-year undergraduate students and students continuing their education at any public higher education institution in Ghana. The scholarship pays students housing, books, and other necessary reading materials in addition to tuition.

Who is Eligible for MTN Scholarship?

For this award, you must have a high cumulative grade point average (CGPA). Applicants must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average (CGPA) on a 4.0 scale or any other grade level equal to a 2:1. (second class upper).

How Much is the MTN Scholarship?

If the chosen candidates maintain the required grades from their 100 level until graduation, they get scholarships totaling N200,000. They award the Top 10 UTME Scholarship regardless of the successful individuals’ chosen academic field or Nigerian tertiary institution (public or private).

Where Can I Get the MTN Scholarship Application Form?

To apply for any scholarship program, you need to fill out and submit the application form. To get the application form, you need to go to the MTN scholarship application portal.

Here’s a sample of the scholarship form.

How to Apply

Follow this step-by-step guide to applying for the MTN Scholarship program.

When is the Scholarship Deadline?

The MTN foundation announced a new deadline for the MTN scholarship scheme. The application opens on June 2 and ends on July 5.

Note: Applicants must endeavor to submit their application before the deadline.

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