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MTN Foundation 2021/2022 Scholarships Scheme for Nigerian Students

The MTN Foundation 2021 Science and Technology Scholarship scheme is aimed at providing academic scholarships to most undergraduates but the scholarship is for full-time second-year undergraduates studying in public tertiary institutions (colleges, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.

The scholarship is anticipated by financing school bills for brilliant and excellent students.

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Why MTN Foundation Scholarship?

Firstly, the MTN Foundation Scholarship Award for Nigerian undergraduates in perceived tertiary establishments which incorporate (Universities, Polytechnics, and  Colleges of Education is a yearly honor by Nigeria’s greatest media transmission organization to undergraduates who are in their second year of study and show outstanding academic performance. 

Moreover, this is in the Telecommunications’ giants’ interest in developing and promoting education in her resident country and Testimonies too have been recorded in the time past of winners of this exceptional scholarship program and that is why in every single year, will not stop to bring you up to date information’s about this program. Take your time and go through the article, we have arranged all the details you need.

This article will give answers to questions like;

  • Is MTN 2021 Foundation Scholarship Form Out
  • How can I apply for the MTN Foundation Scholarship 2021
  • What is MTN 2021 Foundation Scholarship Requirement
  • 2021 MTN Foundation Scholarship Deadline

What can I do to Win MTN Scholarship this year?

Eligible students must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.5, and above. however, the student must maintain this until graduation to retain the scholarship.

There are several other Undergraduate scholarships for Nigerian Students by other companies like Addax/NNPC, Shell SPDC, NPDC/SEPLAT, Total E&P, Agbami medical and Engineering professional scholarship

A maximum of 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology-related courses are awarded the scholarship which covers tuition, book allowance, and stipends.

Well, after applying for this program, the MTN scholarship shortlist will be made available to the public where students that have been selected will then see their names and proceed with another necessary process to as it relates to this scholarship program

Which Course of Study is Eligible for the MTN Foundation 2021 Scholarship?

There are Many Courses that are eligible for the MTN Scholarships Award.

the courses are carefully listed below for Nigerian students who wish to apply.

  • 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/Electronic 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,
  • Computer Science,
  •  System Engineering.

Which Level is Eligible for the MTN Foundation 2021 Scholarships?

This scholarship is open to full-time second-year students (200L) studying in public tertiary institutions (universities, polytechnics, and colleges of education) in Nigeria.

Host Nationality

The scholarship is to be taken in Nigeria Students Pursuing their Undergraduate Degree in any Accredited University, Polytechnic or College in the Country.

Eligible Nationality

The scholarship is open to Nigerian citizens only or international students residing in the country. 

How much is MTN scholarship 2021?

Over 500 MTN Scholars are selected each year to receive this N200,000 scholarship. This will cover tuition fees, accommodation, and book allowance.

it is renewable provided the scholar maintains a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent.
You’re Also enrolled in 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 2021 Scholarship Eligibility

The students must be in their second year at the time of application,

  1. Applicants from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 200 level/3rd years.
  2. Candidates 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)
  3. 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).
  4. 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

What is MTN Foundation 2021 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 Scholarship

The mode of application is online, Interested and qualified candidates should log in to mtn foundation website: Click here to apply. This year the official MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme Official Website is

Is MTNF Application Ongoing?

Applications for MTN Foundation 2021 Scholarship is Ongoing at the time of this publication. 

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Please, Note Incomplete applications will not be considered.
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MTN Scholarship Past Questions

The MTN Scholarship Past Questions and Answers are not always released for Scholars’ access.

The Past Question is just more like other Nigerian Undergraduate Scholarship Exams that have Quantitative reasoning, GMAT format-like Questions.

Please debunk any news telling you that MTN Foundation is selling any Scholarship Past Question to prospective Scholars

MTN Scholarship FAQs

Can Polytechnic OND and HND Students Apply for the MTN Scholarships?

Yes! they are Eligible to Apply for the Scholarship but The Applicant must be in his/her ND2 and The Scholarship applicant must be in the above-specified field of Study for the Application to be considered.

How many students are awarded the MTN Scholarship Annually?

500 MTN Scholars are named annually. The MTN Scholarship Shortlist is pasted on national dailies, Official Social Media Handles and mails are sent to winners.

I sat for WAEC/SSCE Examination Twice can I Still Apply?

Yes! you can apply as there are provisions for you to insert those results accordinglyWhen will the MTN Scholarship Results be Out?

The results are always released in September annually.

This question is always popping up on Google search. The results released have been in September and I can’t say for sure this year due to the COVID 19 pandemic but Expect August/September/October this year as the time.




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