The MTN Scholarship for blind students in Nigeria is targeted at qualified 200 level blind students studying any course in Nigerian Public Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics, and Colleges of Education). 60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation if they maintain the required grades.
So, here in this post, I will be enlightening you on how to apply for this scholarship without making mistakes.
About MTN Foundation
MTN Nigeria Foundation is aimed at improving both the lives of individuals and the well-being of communities, by Partnering on selected social investment projects. These projects consider and respect people’s dignity; nurture inherent abilities and help create economic value in the communities.
They provide educational funding to Nigerian citizens in order to help them finance their academics.
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1. The scholarship is meant for blind students and not those who can see.
2. You must be a 200 level full-time student of any public University and College of Education in Nigeria
3. If you are applying from a public university or college of education, you are expected to have a minimum of 3.5 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score or its equivalent (2:1).
4. Candidates applying from a 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 obtained admission into the Higher National Diploma programme (HND)
5. 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 200 level/2nd years in a public University.
60 successful blind students are awarded scholarships worth N200,000.00 annually till graduation if they maintain the required grades.
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How to Apply for MTN Scholarship for Blind Students
The application process for this scholarship is done online.
If you are interested in applying for this, kindly fill the application form HERE
When is the Application Deadline for this Scholarship?
According to the MTN NG official website, they announced that the application entries close on August 15, 2021
FAQ’s on MTN Scholarship for the Blind
1. Can Polytechnic OND and HND Students Apply for the MTN Scholarships?
Yes, The Applicant must be in his/her ND2.
2. How many students are Awarded the MTN Scholarship Annually?
60 blind studensts are awarded the scholarship annually.
3. I sat for WAEC/SSCE Examination Twice can I Still Apply?
Yes, you can.
4. When will the MTN Scholarship Results be Out?
80% of the results released have been in September. So, expect the result by August/September 2021