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MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship 2021-2022 for Nigerian Students

MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship 2021-2022 for Nigerian Students

MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021 for Nigerian Undergraduate Students is currently ongoing. Interested candidates can read through for eligibility, how to apply, scholarship benefits, and application details.

What You Need to Know About MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021

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.

The MTN Foundation Scholarship Program aims to attract high-performing, full-time students from public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education ) in Nigeria.

The scholarship provides financial assistance to students who would otherwise not be able to pay for their higher education and aims to recognize and reward academic excellence.


A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students taking science and technology courses receive a scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance and stipends.

The scholarship is renewed annually until graduation for existing winners, provided they have maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent (second class upper/upper credit), while new applications, when announced, are welcome from full-time students in their second year of study.

Eligible Level/Fields of Study

The MTN Foundation scholarship award is available to full-time students in their 300 level. 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

However, Apart from this ongoing MTN Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship scheme 2021, there are other Nigerian undergraduates scholarships, such as Agbami Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate StudentsNNPC-TOTAL ScholarshipFederal Government Scholarships 2021-2022 for Undergraduates and Postgraduates, etc.

Latest Scholarships in Nigeria 2021-2022 for Nigerian Students

Host Country

The MTN scholarship for Nigerian undergraduate students will be taken in Nigeria.

Eligible Countries

The MTN Foundation scholarship scheme is available to only Nigerian students.

Meanwhile, there are numerous international scholarships for international students to study in any country of choice.

You can check this our heavily recommended post How to Study Abroad for Free in 2021-2022“.

Scholarship Benefits/How much is MTN scholarship 2021?

Over 500 MTN Scholars are selected each year to receive this N200,000 scholarship. This will cover tuition fee, accommodation, and book allowance. it is renewable provided the scholar maintains a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent. 

You’re Also enrolled into the MTN Foundation Alumni, where Scholars are close to getting a job from MTN and continuing their careers in the desired field chosen by MTN.


MTN Foundation Scholarship Alumni

MTN Foundation Scholarship Eligibility

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

MTN Foundation Scholarship Requirement?

Applicants 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:

  • The 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 programs (For Polytechnic students only)

How to Apply for MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021

The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should log in to MTN Foundation website, check application link below.

Application Deadline

Applications for MTN Foundation Scholarship is currently Ongoing. The application deadline is around 21st July 2021.

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  3. Pls I’ve not been able to get the admission form and letter

  4. Ogunjuwon timileyin mary

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  6. Thanks to MTN for for providing this great opportunity for people like us, May God almighty bless them abundantly Amen

  7. Akinlade Temitope

    Thank you MTN

  8. Thanks for this opportunity

  9. Thank you MTN. Please how can I download the form and admission letter?

  10. I pray it should work ooo plss

  11. Zuakone jacob on mtn foundation undergraduate scholarship 2021-2022 Nigeria student

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  20. Thanks so much i hope to get mine



  22. Am still hoping to be one of those getting this scholarship.

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    I will be excited if I offer admit. Thank you MTN, God bless federal republic of Nigeria

  25. I cant download my admission form and letter why?

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  31. Lanipekun Oreofe

    U are one of our God sent angel
    Thanis alot MTN

  32. What of administration students, it only covers science students..
    The scholarship should cover all other level as well.

  33. Obaze ayi ayibaye

    Thanks you MTN

  34. Anyanwu Chiamaka

    I’m a student of uniuyo studying economics and it isn’t mentioned in the courses required hmmmm….God help a daughter

  35. Anyanwu Chiamaka

    Thanks to MTN who has made people’s dreams a reality

  36. I pray God answers my prayers through this MTN scholarship

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  38. Pls how will I download the admission stuff

  39. God bless MTN

  40. Kumiegorjor Jude

    Thanks mtn

  41. After the stress of going through the whole process, just to discover that it’s for only 300level student and nonmedical related courses 😡😡😡

  42. Please,how can I print my admission form and admission letter.

  43. I’m so glad to come across this thank you MTN

  44. I hope this works out for me all thanks to mtn

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  46. Is there no scholarship for we studying Business

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  48. I tried printing my admission form and letter not working pls…

  49. Isaiah Kingsley

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  53. Ogwuche Emmanuel

    Pls am trying to download the admission form and letter but it is not working
    It is referring me to the guildlines on how to apply
    So am really confused and i seriously need assistance Thanks

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