David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarships in Nigeria – for African Students 2017

David Oyedepo Foundation is offering full tuition scholarship for African students to study at the Covenant University and Landmark University for undergraduate degrees.

Application Deadline: 17th May 2017

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Countries: Scholarship program is open to Young Africans (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe).

To be taken at (country): Covenant University and Landmark University, Nigeria

Eligible Field of Study: Programs covered by the DOF Scholars Program at:

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

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.

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
  • Medicine
  • Para Medical science
  • Political science
  • Education and allied courses

About Scholarship

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The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting  the Foundation’s vision and goals. The scholarship program awards full ride scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries.  The scholarship seeks to develop youth leaders who are ready to put their learned skills to work in leading organizations, communities and their local countries. The scholarship grants students the opportunity to study at Covenant and Landmark University, Nigeria.

Offered Since: 2015

Type: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate program at the Covenant University and Landmark University.

Selection Criteria

  • 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:
1. At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
2. 80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
3. Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years. (In accordance to the University stipulated
time for duration of chosen course).
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.

Duration of Scholarship: 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.

 

How to Apply: 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.

Visit scholarship webpage for details

Sponsors: The David Oyedepo Foundation

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.

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