Ngo Scholarships In Nigeria And Their Eligibility
- JIM Ovia Scholars Program
The Jim Ovia Scholars program is a scholarship for Nigerian students offered by the Jim Ovia Foundation. The scholarship is fully funded by Jim Ovia Foundation and is open to both undergraduate and graduate students in Nigeria. The scholarship is to be taken at a Nigerian university and the successful candidates will be sponsored throughout their studies. The scholarship provides tuition and maintenance fees for the students.
- Applicant must be a citizen of Nigeria.
- Applicant must attend a Nigerian university and the scholarship is open to all courses in the university.
- JIM Ovia Foundation Leaders Scholarship
This is another scholarship offered by the Jim Ovia Foundation. The Jim Ovia foundation leaders scholarship (JOFLS) is offered together with the Africa-America Institute(AAI). The scholarship is available for only undergraduate students. It is open to all African students living in an African country. Only 35 applicants will be chosen and Nigeria has an advantage as 25% of the applicants will be Nigerians. The scholarship covers tuition fees, accommodation and maintenance allowances. The successful applicants become AAI alumni and this provides the networking they need for their career.
- An applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of an African country.
- An applicant must offer either science, technology, engineering or mathematics courses or other related courses.
- An applicant must present a record of youth leadership in his community.
- An applicant must need financial assistance.
- Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship
This scholarship is offered to undergraduate students in Nigeria. The scholarship is worth 100,000 naira.
- An applicant must be poor and in need of financial aid.
- An applicant must be a student of a Nigerian university, polytechnic or college of education.
- An applicant must be academically sound.
- MTN Foundation Scholarship
This is a scholarship offered by MTN to second-year students in any public tertiary institution. The scholarship is open to students in various courses and is worth 200,000 naira.
- Applicants must be Nigerian citizens studying in Nigeria.
- Applicants must be undergraduates in 200 level.
- Applicants must have a CGPA of 3.5 or its equivalent.
- SEOF Scholarships
SEOF scholarship is offered by the Sir Emeka Offor Foundation for secondary, undergraduate and postgraduate Nigerian students. The scholarship provides full-tuition fees and other expenses.
- An applicant must be a student of a Nigerian institution.
- Undergraduate applicants must be at 200 level.
- Undergraduate applicants must have a CGPA of 3.00 and above.
- Applicants benefitting from other scholarships cannot apply.
- The maximum age limit for application is 24 years for undergraduates and 40 years for postgraduates.
Top 10 International NGO Scholarships you Should Apply for
- Wells Mountain Foundation Scholarship
This scholarship is offered by the wells mountain foundation for undergraduate students from developing countries. The scholarship benefit ranges from $300 USD to $3000 USD with an average amount of $1400 USD. The foundation believes in community service and requires the participants to volunteer for 100 hours yearly.
- Ashinaga Scholarship
This scholarship is offered by a Japanese NGO for undergraduate students from African countries. The scholarship sponsors students to study in top universities in the world and covers their tuition, flight and other expenses.
Some others are;
- AACC(American Association Cereal Chemists) International Scholarship offered by AACC International foundation for both undergraduates and postgraduates.
- Africa Scholarship Program offered by Alma graduate school and the Foundation for Worldwide Co-operation for MBA students.
- MasterCard Foundation Scholarship
- Institute of International Education Scholarship
- Open Society Foundations Scholarship
- Rotary Foundation Global Scholarship Grants
- IMD Social Responsibility Scholarship
- Culture and Animals Foundation Individual Grants