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Jim Ovia Scholarships

The Jim Ovia Scholarship for Nigerian students.

Eligible Countries: Nigerian citizens.

 

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To be taken at (country): Nigerian universities

Brief description: Are you an undergraduate or graduate student in a Nigerian University? You are eligible to apply for the Jim Ovia Scholarship Program, formerly The Mankind United to Support Total Education (MUSTE) Scholarship. Eligible awardees are supported for their undergraduate and graduate study for the duration of their program.

Eligible Field of Study: All courses offered at Nigerian universities

About Scholarship

The Jim Ovia Scholars Program was founded since 1998. It is fully funded by Mr. Jim Ovia to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths. The scholarship was previously known as the MUSTE scholarship. Since October 2010, Mr. Ovia has invested over 100 Million Naira in the program to support 1500 beneficiaries and counting.

In establishing the Jim Ovia Scholarship, Mr. Ovia hoped to create a network of future leaders within Nigeria who can compete globally with their peers, bring new ideas, creativity and are committed to improving the lives and circumstances of people in their respective communities.

Over time it is expected that the Jim Ovia Scholarship beneficiaries will become leaders in helping to address challenges related to health, technology, and finance, all areas in which the foundation is deeply engaged.

Scholarship Offered Since: 1998

Scholarship Type: undergraduate and graduate degrees

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to all potential students of Nigerian citizenship. One hundred (100) awardees are selected each year from a pool of eligible applicants.

Selection Criteria

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to use their knowledge to contribute to society throughout Nigeria by providing service to their community and applying their talent and knowledge to improve the lives of others.

For more details on how to apply, click here: http://bit.ly/20SSzJc

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