September 20, 2015

Nigeria: Guinness Undergraduate Scholarship for Nigerian Students

Guinness Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme

Course(s) Offered: Several fields
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: Guinness Nigeria Plc
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
Guinness Nigeria Plc offers the Guinness Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified students in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics who wish to be considered for the Guinness Undergraduate Scholarships.

The Guinness Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme supports Guiness Nigeria’s commitment to implementing transformative schemes that foster youth development in its host communities.

Guinness Nigeria Undergraduate Scholarship Scheme

Eligibility
1). The scholarship is for students from Guiness Nigeria’s host communities who are currently studying in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics.

Students from the following communities are therefore encouraged to apply:
  • Ogba, Ikeja Local Government Area, Lagos State
  • Oregbeni, Ikpoba-Okha Local Government Area, Edo State.
  • Egbeluowo, Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area, Abia State
  • Odeukwu, Osisioma Ngwa Local Government Area, Abia State
2). Applications are only open to student from the above communities.

3). Candidates must be first or second year students in Nigerian Universities or Polytechnics

Selection Criteria:
Candidates may be required to write an aptitude test

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria (from Guiness Nigeria’s host communities)

Fields of study
All undergraduate level courses offered by accredited Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics

Number of awards
Not specified

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will provide full tuition for students from Guiness Nigeria’s host communities who are currently studying in Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics.

Method of Application
Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide a letter of instruction from the Chairman of their community Development Associations.

Application Procedure:
Candidates who qualify for this scholarship should send the following details to: info.gn@diageo.com
  • Full names
  • Gender
  • University/Polytechnic
  • Matriculation Number/Year of study
  • Home Town/Local Government Area/State of Origin
  • Phone Number/e-mail address
  • Scanned copy of Student ID card or
  • Admission Letter
DEADLINES:
All applications must be received on or before September 24th 2015

PLEASE NOTE:
The Guinness Undergraduate Scholarships is offered to Nigerian students from Guiness Nigeria’s host communities currently studying in Universities and Polytechnics in Nigeria. The host communities are in Lagos, Edo and Abia states of Nigeria.

Guinness Nigeria, a subsidiary of Diageo Plc of the United Kingdom, was incorporated in 1962 with the building of a brewery in Ikeja, the heart of Lagos. The brewery was the first outside of Ireland and Great Britain. Other breweries have been opened over time – Benin City brewery in 1974 and Ogba brewery in 1982.

Application Deadline: 24 September 2015
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

Guinness Nigeria Official Website

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