APPLY: Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards For Nigerian Students

Certainly! We understand that as a student in Nigeria, finding the right scholarship opportunities can be a challenging task. This is why we are excited to announce the 2023 Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards for Nigerian Students, aimed at supporting students in Ekiti State to achieve their educational goals.

The Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards are designed to provide financial assistance to deserving students in Ekiti State who have demonstrated academic excellence and are in need of financial support to further their studies.

Why Choose the Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards?

The Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards offer numerous benefits to deserving students in Ekiti State, including:

  1. Financial Support: The scholarship and bursary awards provide financial assistance to students who may not be able to afford the cost of tuition and other educational expenses.
  2. Recognition of Academic Excellence: The awards recognize and reward students who have demonstrated academic excellence in their studies.
  3. Motivation: The awards serve as a motivation for students to work harder and strive for excellence in their studies.

Scholarship Requirements For Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards:

To be considered for the awards, you must:

  1. Scholarship Awards:
    1. Undergraduate students must be in their 2nd year or above, possess WASSCE/NECO with a minimum of five credits, including English Language and Mathematics in one sitting, and have a minimum CGPA of 4.0 (universities), 3.50 (polytechnics), or 3.50 (NCE) in their current institutions of study.
    2. Master’s Degree applicants must have a minimum of 2nd Class (Upper Division) at the undergraduate level.
    3. Ph.D. Scholarship Award applicants must have a grade of distinction in their Master’s Degree and a minimum of 2nd Class (Upper Division) at the undergraduate level. A letter of recommendation from the university is also required.
    4. Physically challenged students in tertiary institutions (NCE, ND, College of Health Tech, School of Nursing/Midwifery, HND, and postgraduates) are eligible for the Scholarship Award.
    5. Students on part-time and sandwich courses are not eligible for the Scholarship Awards.
  2. Bursary Awards: All students, including physically challenged postgraduate students, can apply for Bursary Awards.

Application Process

To apply for the 2023 Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards, follow the steps below:

  1. Visit the official scholarship website at www.ekitistate.gov.ng/scholarship.
  2. Click on the “Apply Now” button to access the application form.
  3. Fill out the application form with accurate and up-to-date information.
  4. Upload the required documents, including academic transcripts and evidence of financial need.
  5. Submit the application form.

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  1. Physically Challenged Students
  2. Undergraduate Students
  3. Postgraduate Students
  4. Physically Challenged Postgraduate Students
  5. Bursary Awards

NB: All prospective applicants must submit their hard copy application forms on or before Friday, 15th June 2023. Late application forms will not be accepted by the Board.

Selection Process for Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards

The selection process for the Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards is highly competitive and is based on academic excellence and financial need. Shortlisted applicants will be required to participate in an interview process to determine final selections.

Scholarship Duration and Reward For Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards

1 Physically Challenged Award N60,000
2 Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE)/Ordinary National Diploma Award (OND) N60,000
3 Undergraduate Award N60,000
4 Higher National Diploma (HND) Award N60,000
5 Law School Bursary Award N150,000
6 Master’s degree Award N250,000
7 PhD Award N750,000
8 Bursary to students in Tertiary Institutions jointly awarded by the State and Local Governments on 50:50 ratio N10,000

Required Documents

To forestall fraud and/or impersonation, an applicant shall submit along with the application form, certified copies of the underlisted:

  1. he current school fees payment receipts
  2. Institution’s identification cards
  3. Letter of identification from Head of Department
  4. Certified transcript by the Registrar of the Institution.
  5. Certified copies of credentials
  6. Certificate of Local Government origin.
  7. 3 Years Tax Payment Certificate and Development Levy receipts of applicant’s parent.

Scholarship Summary

In Conclusion

The 2023 Ekiti State Scholarship & Bursary Awards are an excellent opportunity for deserving students in Ekiti State who are in need of financial assistance to further their studies. Apply now and take the first step towards achieving your educational goals.

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