We are thrilled to announce the launch of the African Gifted Academy x Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship Program! 

This program is designed to support young Nigerian girls from low-income backgrounds who have a passion for S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) by providing them with a full scholarship to the African Science Academy (Ghana)

This 2024 Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship aims to provide financial support to eligible candidates who demonstrate a keen interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

The program offers a comprehensive scholarship package to empower young African women to pursue their academic and career aspirations in STEM.

Seize this opportunity to embark on a transformative journey in STEM education and contribute to the advancement of science and technology in Africa!


  • Full University Scholarship: Coverage for the entire duration of a four-year degree program.
  • Dedicated Mentor: Guidance and support from experienced mentors to navigate academic and career pathways.
  • Annual Paid Internship: Practical work experience opportunities to enhance professional development.
  • Annual Leadership Summer School: Participation in leadership development programs to foster holistic growth and skills enhancement.


To be eligible for the undergraduate Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Gender: African female aged 16-19 years old.
  • Education: Completion of Senior High School, IGCSES, O-Level, or equivalent by July 2024.
  • Academic Performance: Proficiency in Physics and Mathematics with an A or B grade in WAEC or equivalent.
  • Interest: Demonstrated passion and interest in STEM fields

Students planning to enroll in any African university are eligible to apply for the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship.

Application Documents

  • Complete Application Form (To be downloaded on the application portal)
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Passport photograph
  • Essays
  • Letter of recommendation from a math or science teacher (optional)

Method of Application

Click Here to Apply

We have created an application form to help us assess your academic background, motivation and potential. Please take your time and thoughtfully answer all the questions. 

(Kindly note to download and print the attached form, fill and send it as an attachment to programme_coordinator@mmfng.org)


We look forward to getting to know you better!

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage