David Oyedepo Foundation is offering full tuition scholarship for African students to study at the Covenant University and Landmark University for undergraduate degrees. The scholarship program awards scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries, and have been offered admission to specific universities in Nigeria.
Eligible Countries: Scholarship program is open to Young Africans.
Study Universities: Covenant University and Landmark University, Nigeria
Scholarship Type: Undergraduate programmes
Sponsors: The David Oyedepo Foundation
Scholarship Value: Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years. (In accordance to the University stipulated time for duration of chosen course).
Scholarship Duration: The scholarship is for 4 or 5 years, this is subject to university stipulated time for course completion. The maximum duration of scholarship award is 5 years for undergraduate programs.
Eligible Field of Study: Programs covered by the DOF Scholars Program at:
- Landmark University are Animal Science, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical And Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science, Accounting/Banking & Finance, Economics and International Relations.
- Covenant University are Accounting, Banking and Finance, Mass Communication, Economics, International Relations, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information & Comm. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Industrial Physics-Renewable Energy
Candidates can apply to their choice course of study. However, special consideration would be given to candidates whose courses fall under the following categories:
- Agriculture and allied courses
- Para Medical science
- Political science
- Education and allied courses
- About Scholarship
- Superior Scholastic Ability
- Outstanding Character
- Evidence of Leadership & Involvement
- Service to Community and School
Eligibility: The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship program is open to Young Africans who meet the following criteria:
- Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
- Are between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
- Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
- Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English
- Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
- At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
- 80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
- Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University
Notes: Proof of Admission to Landmark and Covenant University is required only at the point of award. Hence applicants can apply for scholarships before admission letters have been received.
The scholarship does not cover;
- Travel allowances
- Feeding allowances
- Medical/Health Insurance or allowance
- Any other fees outside University generated Academic fees for a course at any level.
How to Apply for this Scholarship:
Applicants should visit the foundation’s website, read the application instructions and complete the online applications. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 17th May 2017