The MTN Foundation Scholarship has become an annual event, every year students in various tertiary institutions in Nigeria anxiously waits for the announcement of the MTN Scholarship. The scholarship is helping many academically talented  Young Nigerian Students to fund their studies till the graduation period with ease. 

MTN is a telecommunication giant in Nigeria and is contributing to raising the academic standard in Nigeria, our goal is to create enabling environment for high performing students to continue their studies without stress.  Foundation has announced that its portal opened for this year registration.

The MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship scheme seeks to draw academically talented young Nigerians in various (NUC) accredited Tertiary Institutions (Universities, Polytechnics and colleges of Education)  in Nigeria to apply for its annual scholarship awards.

MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship

MTN Foundation Science & Technology Scholarship

About MTN Foundation Scholarship 

Country:                Nigeria

Host institutions:  All NUC accredited universities, polytechnic and colleges of education in Nigeria 

Number of Scholarship:      500

Level:       Undergraduates 

Scholarship Value:     The scholarship amount is not specified but the scholarship will be enough to pay tuition fees, accommodation, textbook and other expense that may hamper your academic performance  

This Scholarship provides Financial Assistance to students who obviously need financial aid to pay their school fees and the MTN Foundation goal is to identify and reward academic per excellence and encourage good character conduct.

In previous years MTN Foundation awards a maximum of 500 students scholarships per annum and this year the  Foundation has set out to pick another 500 qualified and successful full-time Nigerian students studying science and technology-related courses in higher education for  2020/2021. 

The scholarship is renewable every year until graduation in as much as the beneficiary maintained a minimum CGPA of 3.50 or its equivalent (Second Class Upper/Upper Credit) while new applicants from full-time students in their Second Year of study are required to apply.

Courses Available for the  Scholarship 

You must be studying any of the following courses in Nigeria high institutions to stand a chance of selection:- 

  • Accountancy/Accounting
  • 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 and Computer Science
  • System Engineering

MTN  Scholarship 2020 Eligibility Criteria 

You should be in your second year at the time of application, ie you must be of the 2017/2018 admission set.

  • A student must be from public Universities and Colleges of Education in Nigeria must be full-time undergraduates in 200 level/2nd year.
  • 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)
  • Candidates 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 200 level/2nd year in a public University.
MTN Foundation Scholarship

MTN Foundation Scholarship

Apply For MTN Foundation Scholarship 

After Applicants details are verified by the Foundation, shortlisted candidates will be invited for an examination/interview.


  • Two (2) recent Passport
  • Valid Student ID Card
  • Admission Letter from Jamb and Institution of study
  • Admission Letter for the HND Programmes( For Polytechnic Students)
  • Other valid means of Identification ie, National ID Card, Driver’s License or International Passport.
MTN Foundation Scholarship Procedure 

This will show you step by step guidelines on how to successfully complete your registration online Click here to apply