By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) – As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment, the MTN Foundation has announced calls for entry for its yearly scholarship awards for Science and Technology Scholarship Scheme (STSS) and Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students (SSBS).
The call for entry is open to students in accredited public tertiary institutions (universities, colleges of technology and polytechnics) across Nigeria. Application for STSS is open to all third year Science & Technology students with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 (Second Class Upper/or its equivalent).
The SSBS is for visually impaired students in their second and third year, with a minimum CGPA of 2.5 or its equivalent.
MTN understands the importance of education and technology in the development of a nation and this underscores its various interventions in the educational sector. MTN looks forward to engaging with the newest recipients of the scholarship schemes once the process is completed.
All eligible students are encouraged to apply as 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.
MTN has given out 3,829 scholarship awards to students in the last 10 years.