Oyo State Scholarships Scheme for Oyo State Indigenes

Oyo State Scholarships Scheme

Course(s) Offered: All fields
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: Oyo State Scholarship Board
Country to Study in: Nigeria

Scholarship Description
The Oyo State Scholarship Board, one of the parastatals established by the Oyo State Government, provides scholarships and awards to indigenes of Oyo state who intend to study or are currently studying in any tertiary institution(s) in Nigeria.

The Oyo State government, through its Scholarship Board, announces the institution of two forms of financial awards to students who of Oyo indigeneship, who are either in Federal- or State-owned universities or Polytechnics (HND only) nationwide by year 2012/2013.

The two awards are: Bursary awards and Scholarships awards.

(A). CATEGORY A: Year 2012/2013 BURSARY AWARDS (Final Year Undergraduate/HND Students ONLY).
All Oyo State Undergraduate Students who are FINAL – YEAR STUDENTS in any of our various PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES or POLYTECHNICS (HND ONLY) in the Academic year 2012/2013 are eligible for the Bursary Award.

NOTE:- Students in PRIVATE INSTITUTIONS and PART-TIME STUDIES are NOT Eligible to apply.

(B). CATEGORY B:- Year 2012/2013 SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS (Postgraduate Students ONLY).
Applicants who have possessed a minimum qualification of SECOND CLASS UPPER DIVISION AT BACHELOR DEGREE in their courses of study and who also have secured ADMISSION FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDIES in any of our various PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES nationwide and OR ANY REPUTABLE OVERSEAS UNIVERSITIES are eligible to apply.

AVIATION AND SEAFEARER Students in ANY Government Approved

Institutions are also eligible to apply.

Eligible groups
Indigenes of Oyo state

Participating Institutions
Any accredited tertiary institution of higher learning in Nigeria. Includes both Universities and Polytechnics

Fields of study
All fields of study and/or courses available at schools of higher learning

Number of awards
Not specified by the provider.

Sponsorship duration
For the whole duration of their study

Scholarship benefits
Scholarship will cover students tuition

Method of Application
For both Categories of Awards listed above, prospective applicants are to access the Board's WEBSITE: from Monday 19th August – Monday 30th September, 2013 (SIX WEEKS ONLY). You may commenece your application here.

For essential On-line completion/Filling of Application form, use ANY BANK ATM CARD i.e. either Master Cards/Verve Cards/Interswitch cards.

The candidates are to Upload the following documents:-
  • Local Government identification Certificate
  • Birth Certificate
  • Letter of Admission
  • Passport Photograph (One)
  • First Degree Certificate (Postgraduate Students Only).
For detailed information, please visit the 'Available Scholarship' page or the Announcement page via link below.

The closing date for submission of applications is Friday 30th September 2013. Applications sent after the closing date will not be considered.

ADDENDUM: Deadline EXTENDED to Wednesday, 30th October, 2013.

For further clarification, you may call 08024550187/08074471630.

Application Deadline: 30 September (extended - 30 October) 2013
Open to International students: No (ONLY Nigerians)

More Scholarship Information and Application

Related: List of Scholarships in Nigeria for Undergraduate Students

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