100 Jim Ovia Scholarships for Undergraduate and Graduate Studies in Nigeria, 2017

INTRODUCTION

The Jim Ovia Foundation is offering up to 100 scholarships to pursue undergraduate and graduate programme in Nigeria for the year 2017. These scholarships are open to all potential students of Nigerian citizenship. The Jim Ovia Scholars Program is a national initiative to educate and develop next-generation leaders who will contribute to the social and economic progress of Nigeria. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout Nigeria by providing service to their community and applying their talent and knowledge to improve the lives of others. This program aims to support academically qualified, yet economically disadvantaged, youths in Nigeria who will contribute to the transformation of the future of the country.

COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

: Scholarships are available for pursuing Undergraduate and Graduate programme. It is expected that the Jim Ovia Scholarship beneficiaries will become leaders in helping to address challenges related to health, technology, and finance, all areas in which the foundation is deeply engaged.

CAREER PROSPECTS

New Applicants documentation: a) Completed online application b) Valid Government ID (e.g. International passport, Voters Card, National ID or Drivers License) Please note that a certificate of origin or birth certificate will not be accepted as a valid form of ID. The only exception will be for minors below the age of 18 years who are unable to apply for a government ID. In which case, a birth certificate will be accepted in lieu of a government ID for such minors. c) An official original letter (not photocopied) letter from your school/Head of Department stating the following: . Your full name . Course Title . Department of Study . CGPA . Gender . Matriculation number or . Newly matriculated who have not yet received a matriculation number or school ID must provide a provisional admission letter to their institution of study.

PAY PACKAGE

Beneficiaries of the Jim Ovia scholarship receive an annual award of 150,000 Nigerian Naira, renewable for up to the entire duration of the beneficiarys educational tenure. Take note that awards are not automatically renewed annually. Students who have previously been awarded the Jim Ovia Scholarship must fill out a renewal application online to re-apply. Incomplete or non-submission of the required documentation, unverifiable or forged documents will automatically disqualify you for the scholarship. Scholarship can be taken in Nigeria Important Dates: The deadline for the current application cycle is September 15 to November 15 every year.
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