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Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Djade007: 1:03pm On Apr 08, 2016
Application Deadline: 15 November 2016

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Nigerian citizens

To be taken at (country): Nigerian universities

Brief description: Are you an undergraduate or graduate student in a Nigerian University? You are eligible to apply for the Jim Ovia Scholarship Program, formerly The Mankind United to Support Total Education (MUSTE) Scholarship. Eligible awardees are supported for their undergraduate and graduate study for the duration of their program.

Eligible Field of Study: All courses offered at Nigerian universities

About Scholarship

The Jim Ovia Scholars Program was founded since 1998. It is fully funded by Mr. Jim Ovia to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths. The scholarship was previously known as the MUSTE scholarship. Since October 2010, Mr. Ovia has invested over 100 Million Naira in the program to support 1500 beneficiaries and counting.

In establishing the Jim Ovia Scholarship, Mr. Ovia hoped to create a network of future leaders within Nigeria who can compete globally with their peers, bring new ideas, creativity and are committed to improving the lives and circumstances of people in their respective communities.

Over time 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.

Scholarship Offered Since: 1998

Scholarship Type: undergraduate and graduate degrees

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to all potential students of Nigerian citizenship. One hundred (100) awardees are selected each year from a pool of eligible applicants.

Selection Criteria

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.

Number of Scholarships: The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities each year for new applicants while renewing applicants are supported annually, conditional on meeting all eligible requirements of the scholarship

Value of Scholarship: Scholarship covers tuition fee and maintenance allowances.

Duration of Scholarship: for the period of the program

Deadline: Open from 15 September 2016 to 15 November 2016

How to Apply

*Go to jimoviafoundation.org. Click on ‘LOG IN’ or ‘REGISTER NOW’ at top right hand corner of the homepage

*Create a new account or login with your existing credentials if you already have a Jim Ovia Scholar Account

*Between September 15 and November 15 when the scholarship application form becomes available, you can begin your application. Ensure to fill out all the data completely and accurately on your application.


Application Requirement

*Completed online application

*Valid Government ID (e.g. International passport, Voter’s Card, National ID or Driver’s License). 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.

*An official original letter (not photocopied) 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.

*Original Secondary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO)

*Original JAMB certificate

*A valid student ID for your host institution (University/College)

*A passport photograph


Source: https://schoolnetwork.io/364/jim-ovia-scholarship-for-nigerian-students-2016

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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by TANTUMERGO007(f): 2:15pm On Apr 08, 2016
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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by phrezzz: 2:18pm On Apr 08, 2016
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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Ayento: 2:18pm On Apr 08, 2016
God bless dis man Jim ovia for dis kinda opportunity
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Nobody: 2:19pm On Apr 08, 2016
Ok... but how much is d schorlaship worth?
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by dexpotter(m): 2:19pm On Apr 08, 2016
op pls how about those that are existing beneficiaries of the mustee scholarship but were restricted from renewing last yr? pls any info on how we can go about it?
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by helphelp: 2:20pm On Apr 08, 2016
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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by andrelordy: 2:20pm On Apr 08, 2016
god bless u
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by GoldenJAT(m): 2:21pm On Apr 08, 2016
How abt d requirement 4 graduate students?

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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Nobody: 2:22pm On Apr 08, 2016
Op , can poly undergrads apply ?
Or its meant for uni only
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by eric111111(m): 2:22pm On Apr 08, 2016
May God bless Sir Jim Ovia for his good work and may his wealth never go dry
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by blazer234: 2:22pm On Apr 08, 2016
The problem with the requirements is that medical students do not use CGPA. In medical school, it is either PASS or FAIL!

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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by helphelp: 2:24pm On Apr 08, 2016
Eve001:
Op , can poly undergrads apply ?
Or its meant for uni only

Ask Kunle Poly.

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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by chumaster(m): 2:29pm On Apr 08, 2016
Which one is ORIGINAL Jamb CERTIFICATE?
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Nobody: 2:39pm On Apr 08, 2016
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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Nobody: 2:47pm On Apr 08, 2016
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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Catalyst4real: 2:47pm On Apr 08, 2016
Only 100 people? Gerarahia
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by nadalion: 2:58pm On Apr 08, 2016
Ehn i don't get it, a graduate still has to present valid i'd card? As a requirement?
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Lordseyad(m): 3:01pm On Apr 08, 2016
which kind schp be this''

jxt 100 people

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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Ibiblaze(m): 3:02pm On Apr 08, 2016
Catalyst4real:
Only 100 people? Gerarahia
;Du think say him go fit pay everybody wey apply?
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by vicola0281: 3:04pm On Apr 08, 2016
okay am going to apply..
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by adedam007(m): 4:22pm On Apr 08, 2016
Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Toyolad(m): 5:34pm On Apr 08, 2016
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Re: Jim Ovia Scholarship For Nigerian Students 2016 - Full Details by Nobody: 6:04pm On Apr 08, 2016
Toyolad:
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create an account with ur maul first

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