By Princewill Ekwujuru
MTNFoundation has introduced requires utility for its annual scholarship schemes for Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS) with 3,829 college students awarded scholarship within the final 10 years.
The name for entry commenced June 15, 2020, and open to college students in accredited public tertiary establishments (universities, faculties of expertise and polytechnics) throughout Nigeria.
Application for STSS is open to all third 12 months Science & Technology college students with a minimal CGPA of three.5 (Second Class Upper/or its equal). The SSBS is for visually impaired college students of their second and third 12 months, with a minimal CGPA of two.5 or its equal.
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Speaking on the scholarship schemes, Acting Executive Secretary, MTNF, Odunayo Sanya, mentioned, “We understand the importance of education and technology in the development of our nation and this underscores our various interventions in the educational sector. Our youth are the future and fulfilling their dreams is key to this. We look forward to engaging with the newest recipients of the scholarship schemes once the process is completed. I encourage every eligible student to please apply.”
“Successful candidates will be awarded the sum of N200,000.00 annually to cover each awardee’s tuition, book allowance and stipend, till graduation as long as they maintain the required grades,” she mentioned.