We are excited to announce the opening of our scholarship program for 2024. As part of our commitment to fostering academic excellence and supporting the next generation of leaders, we are offering scholarships to deserving students who demonstrate outstanding academic achievements, leadership potential, and a commitment to community service.


  • Students currently in 2nd-year (200 Level) in any public tertiary institution in Nigeria. Applicants must be in 2nd-year as at the time of the application and must have been admitted in the 2021/2022 academic session. For schools like University of Lagos and University of Ibadan that lost one year academic session, the 2021/2022 admission year criteria may not apply.
  • The candidate must have at least a CGPA of 3.5 – for universities (or its equivalent, for other tertiary institutions) in their first academic session (that is, First Year).
  • Candidates who just secured direct entry admission into 2nd-year (and will remain in the second year by the end of April 2024) can apply.

Who Should Not Apply?

  • Siblings of – that is, children who share the same parents with – current Senator Augustine Akobundu scholars are not eligible and will not be until their sibling’s current scholarship runs its entire course. (Siblings of Senator Augustine Akobundu graduates are eligible).

Application Documents

  • Candidates must submit a statement of result for their first academic session (that is, First Year) signed by the Department/Faculty’s Admin Officer (who rightfully is a representative of the registrar in the department or faculty). This statement can be submitted during the final interview (for shortlisted candidates). Direct entry candidates must submit the qualifying results that earned them the direct entry.
  • Candidates must present a letter of recognition by their community/religious group leader or electricity bill for the last three months preceding the month of the interview to prove they currently reside in Abia State.
  • Candidates must submit a 1200-word essay, broken into three (3) parts telling us: (a) What they are most grateful for, and why; (b) What would they say is their greatest regret in life Or worst decision they have even taken; and if faced with similar situation, what would they do differently, and (c) What is the most important decision they have taken in life and the justification for it?
  • Candidates must provide valid means of identification.

Method of Application

Click Here to Apply

To apply for the scholarship, please visit augustineakobundufoundation.org/web/application and complete the online application form. Ensure that all required documents are submitted before the deadline.

For any inquiries or further information, please contact info@augustineakobundufoundation.org.

We encourage all eligible students to apply and take advantage of this opportunity to pursue their academic goals. We look forward to receiving your applications.

Any application not fully completed by the closing date will not be processed.

For More Information,

Visit the Official Webpage

Application Deadline: June 9, 2024.