The application for the 2021 David Oyedepo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships is out.
The scholarship aims at rewarding excellent students with a sponsored admission into either of Covenant University or Landmark university to study any of their preferred courses.
Hence, this scholarship will cover their full years of learning in these two prestigious universities. You can discover how to tap into this opportunity with the necessary information provided in this article.
About David Oyedepo Foundation.
The David Oyedepo Foundation is a Christian non-profit organization that has it’s main operations in Nigeria.
Founded by Pastor David Oyedepo and his wife, the foundation is committed to showing the love of Christ to the world through various platforms.
The foundation has different financial aid programs, and a full time scholarship for undergraduates in Africa is one of their major initiatives.
About David Oyedepo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships.
This scholarship gives young students the opportunity to build up the leadership potentials that are so evidently lacking in the leaders of our society, through the yearly programs and community development initiatives integrated with the 5-year duration of the scholarship.
The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities, and their local countries.
The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.
Each awarded candidate is expected to meet up with the requirements of the scholarship yearly in order to remain on the scholarship fund.
Benefits of David Oyedepo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships.
The scholarship will cover the full academic fee all through their prescribed years of studies.
David Oyedepo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships is open to any young student who meets the following criteria:
- Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
- Eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa.
- Between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
- Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
- Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points.
80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
- Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University.
The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Program selection process is a need-dependent,merit-based open competition.
After the deadline, all eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Following this review, the chosen finalists will be interviewed by the David Oyedepo Foundation team, through an online video conferencing platform.
Scholarship Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance)
- A proven record of superior scholastic ability.
- Displayed financial need.
- Outstanding character.
- A proven record of leadership and community involvement.
- A commitment to influence the home community with skills learned.
- The David Oyedepo Foundation uses an internet-based application system. You will need to access a computer and the internet to apply.
- You would also need a scanner in order to upload the required documents.
- Do not have to finish your application in one session.
- May save your work and return to complete your application as many times as necessary.
- You must, however, not leave your application untouched for up to 30 days or your account would be deleted.
- You must submit your completed application by the deadline, however, you are encouraged to submit before the deadline as no deadline extensions would be provided.
- Answer all questions on the application in English and all documents to be uploaded MUST be translated into English.
- All answers in the application, including written responses to essays, must be your own original work.
- Only applicants who complete this application will be considered. Applications and information submitted through email or other means will NOT be considered.
How To Apply.
To successfully apply for the 2021 David Oyedepo Foundation Undergraduate Scholarships, visit http://: http://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/ to complete and submit their application online.
Please note that the contact information you provide will be used to reach you during the application and selection process.
Be sure to provide accurate addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses that you use and check on a regular basis.
For more information, visit the scholarship’s official website: https://www.davidoyedepofoundation.org/dof-scholarships/
The deadline for this scholarship entry is on 15th August 2021 by 11:59 pm.