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Apply For MTN Foundation Science and Technology Undergraduate Scholarship – 2021

The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to attract high-performing full time students studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who might otherwise be unable to pay for their tertiary education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.

Scholarship Value

500 Scholarships will be awarded this year. The scholarship is worth N200,000.00 (Two hundred thousand Naira) covers school fees, book allowance, and stipend for each academic year throughout the duration of studies.

The scholarship is renewed every year until graduation for existing awardees provided they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit)

Available Courses

Only applications from students studying any of the following 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
  •  Architecture
  •  Chemical Engineering
  •  Civil Engineering
  •  Computer and Electronics
  •  Computer and Information Science
  •  Computer and Mathematics
  •  Computer Engineering
  •  Computer Science
  •  Electrical Engineering
  •  Electrical/Electronics 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


The student must be in their third year at the time of application, ie they must be in 300L
1.) Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 300 level/3rd year.
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).
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.

Screening Test Requirement

Applicant 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:

  • A 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).

Method Of Application

  1. Click “Apply Now” to access the Form
  2. Complete the form and provide the required information
  3. Click ‘Submit for your application to be captured

Closing Date

Application closes on the 15th August, 2021.

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  1. Pls u people should include year one student too

  2. Haven’t anyone heard of a course called FOOD ENGINEERING? I tried ever since 100 level to get a scholarship as a Food Engineering student but i couldn’t.
    Try and make findings to get to know about new courses that are also important. Food Engineering shouldn’t be a pushover

  3. There is need to locate the verifying test in any one state of geopolitical zone

  4. You really need to consider we fresher’s at least

  5. Good ..but why can’t u include those seeking admissions… I meant the freshers

  6. Nice one but try to include those that are in ND

  7. Obodo Brainy Aghogho

    This is a welcome development from mtn. It will really help the society to a great length. Pls monotechnic institution and 100 level student should be considered. Thanks for this development.

  8. Lawal matallawa

    I fill it but I see nothing at the end

  9. Ibrahim Nefisetu

    Wow so good of u mtn. But pls let them include 100L to help d less privileged to start plssss…indeed its a nice development from MTN

  10. Please you guys should include 100 level students

  11. Isiguzo Emmanuel

    Please they should include one hundred level students in their list, many of us have been rewriting jamb because of no money to pay for school fees and other included dues

  12. John save ogheneborie

    Thank you for this wonderful opportunity

  13. Notify Me

  14. Aliyu yakubu hamza

    Why? You didn’t put school of health technology

  15. Why is it that is hard to see scholarship opportunities for ppl studying nursing

  16. Please they should include 100 level students too

  17. Aisha mohammed mohammed

    I like it but I don’t have any money to pay for the

  18. Okoye Augustine

    I am looking for scholarship to continue my education

  19. Okoye Augustine

    Please I am looking for scholarship to promote my education

  20. Pls I am looking ? for scholarships for students awaiting WAEC results 2020

  21. They should accept student In OND

  22. Thanks for this info, keep it up

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