Apply Now For 2017/2018 David Oyedepo Foundation Special Undergraduate Scholarship Award

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2017 undergraduate scholarship
David Oyedepo Foundation Invites applications from suitable undergraduates in Nigerian Universities for its 2017 undergraduate scholarship Award  2017/2018.

Brief Description:

The David Oyedepo Foundation Special Scholarship Award program is one of our major platform to improve the Foundation’s vision and goals that involves creating a better life for humanity, with a focus on Africa. The scholarship program awards full-ride scholarships to the people who are citizens and residents of Africa. A scholarship for development and youth leaders were prepared to put their learned skills to work in large organizations, communities and their home countries.

This award would serve to grant opportunities to individuals from indigent families to have access to quality education in Covenant University or Landmark University, Nigeria.

Field(s) of study:

Programs covered by the DOF Special Scholarship Award are

     Chemical Engineering

     Computer Engineering

     Electrical and Electronics Engineering

     Information & Communications Technology

     Petroleum Engineering

     Architecture

     Applied Biology and Biotechnology

     Microbiology

     Computer Science

     Economics

     Accounting

     Animal Science

     Soil Science

     Crop Science

     Agricultural And Biosystem Engineering

     Electrical And Information Engineering

     Mechanical Engineering

     Biochemistry

Target group:

The scholarships are open to citizens and residents of African Countries

Scholarship value/inclusions:

     Full academic tuition as stipulated by school for selected course.

     1 round trip ticket throughout duration of study

     Monthly upkeep allowance

Duration of Scholarship

The scholarship is for 4 or 5 years (subject to the university’s stipulated time for course completion).

Eligibility:

The David Oyedepo Foundation Special Scholarship Award is open to Young Africans who:

  1. Eeligible to commence undergraduate studies in 2017.
  2. Citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
  3. Are not Nigerian citizens
  4. Eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
  5. Proficient in oral and written English
  6. Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
  7. 70% recorded average or 3.5GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
  8. Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University (Scholarships would not be awarded until proof of admission to Landmark University is provided at the end of the competition).
  9. In good health.
  10. Not already enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Scholars must meet set DOF criteria in order for the scholarship to be renewed at the commencement of each new session.

  1. Maintain 3.0 CGPA at the end of each session.
  2. Volunteer for 6 weeks in an organization committed to social impact during the long summer holiday.
  3. c. Carry out a community development project each year which can occur at any time during the

year but must be in the scholar’s local community.

  1. Maintain a high standard of character in line with the University’s requirement throughout

duration of study within and outside the school premises.

David Oyedepo Foundation 2017 undergraduate scholarship Application Procedure:

     Applicants should visit the foundation’s website  http://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/scholarship.

Read the application instructions and complete the online applications. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage.

      All  essays  and  required  submissions  must  be  completed  by  the  applicant.  Under  no circumstance is any third party expected to write essays on behalf of applicants.

      Each  applicant  must  be  available  for  online  interviews  that  would  be  scheduled  upon completion of application.

      Proof of Admission to Landmark University is required only at the point of award. Hence applications can be submitted before admission letters have been received.

Note: The Foundation does not secure admission to Covenant or Landmark University. All admission to each University is to be secured independently by going through the University’s admission process. All inquiry for admission can be directed to the University through their websites www.covenantuniversity.edu.ng and  www.landmarkuniversity.edu.ng

Scholarship Award is CONDITIONAL on University admission. All VISA processing would be handled by the applicant and ticket details would only be sent across after proof of Secured Student VISA has been sent to the Foundation after award has been granted.

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Selection panels will use the following criteria to evaluate applications (not in order of importance):

     A proven record of satisfactory scholastic ability

     Displayed financial need

     Outstanding character

     A proven record of leadership and community involvement.

     A commitment to influence home country with skills learned and capacities developed.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Official Scholarship Website:  http://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/scholarship/

For further enquiry send an email to scholarships@davidoyedepofoundation.org.

The deadline for applications for the David Oyedepo Foundation Special Scholarship Award is 11.59 pm

GMT   +   01.00   on   Thursday   15th     June,   2017.   Applications   must   be   submitted   online   at http://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/scholarship. Email submissions will be disregarded.

All further scholarship related enquiries can be sent to  scholarships@davidoyedepofoundation.org while portal related issues can be sent to  support@davidoyedepofoundation.org.

Deadline: June 15th 2017

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