Applications are currently invited from motivated and highly exceptional Nigerian students to apply for Jim Ovia Scholars Program for Nigerian Students. 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. Eligible awardees are supported for their undergraduate study for the duration of their program and includes tuition and maintenance allowances.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): Jim Ovia Foundation
Host Institution(s): Recognized Institutions in Nigeria
Scholarship Worth: Fully-funded
Number of Awards: 100
Study Level: Undergraduates & Postgraduates
Nationality: Nigeria Students
Jim Ovia Scholars Program for Nigerian Students | DETAILS
The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities each year for new applicants while renewing applicants are supported annually, conditional on meeting all eligible requirements of the 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.
To be eligible for Jim Ovia Scholars Program for Nigerian Students, applicants are expected to meet the following conditions:
- The scholarship is open to all potential students of Nigerian citizens in a Nigerian institution.
- One hundred (100) awardees are selected each year from a pool of eligible applicants.
- Scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to contribute to society at large to improve the lives of others.
How-to-Apply: Interested applicants seeking for Jim Ovia Scholars Program for Nigerian Students should fill and submit the online application form the scholarship program.
Application Deadline: Not Stated