First Tech-U Josephus Foundation Scholarship for Nigerian Undergraduate Students 2023-2024

First Technical University, Ibadan opens the door for outstanding students, whether newly admitted or under consideration for admission, to apply for the prestigious Josephus Foundation Scholarship for the academic year 2023/2024. This scholarship programme is inclusive, offering equal opportunities irrespective of nationality, tribal background, gender, religious affiliation, or socio-economic status.

Endowed by the University’s Chancellor, Chief (Dr.) Tunde Afolabi, MFR, the Josephus Foundation Scholarship is a competitive financial aid programme aimed at providing support to extraordinarily talented yet financially disadvantaged students. The scholarship is designed to make tertiary education accessible to those who might otherwise not afford it.

About First Technical University (First Tech-U)

The FirstTechnical University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the metropolis of Ibadan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Oyo. Officially recognized by the National Universities Commission of Nigeria, The First Technical University (First Tech-U) is a coeducational Nigerian higher education institution. The First Technical University (First Tech-U) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix belo... continue reading

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Josephus Foundation Scholarship

Application DeadlineNot Specified
Country to studyNigeria
School to studyFirst Technical University (Tech-U)
SponsorFirst Technical University (First Tech-U)
GenderMen and Women

Aim and Benefits of Josephus Foundation Scholarship

The scholarship is a partial scholarship which only covers tuition and accommodation costs. Beneficiaries will be required to cover a one-time payment for other municipal and service charges. These charges can be viewed on the university’s website under the section detailing the Tech-U Ibadan School Fees Schedule.

This financial assistance is extended annually to new entrants through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB), and direct entry routes. Importantly, it can be renewed each year, provided the beneficiary maintains satisfactory academic performance throughout the course of study.

The scholarship amounts to a substantial reduction in the total educational expenses, to the tune of #700,000.

Requirements for Josephus Foundation Scholarship Qualification

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the scholarship:

  • Acceptance or Consideration for Admission: Candidates should either have accepted admission or be under consideration for admission to any degree programme at First Technical University, Ibadan, for the current 2023/2024 admission cycle.
  • Academic Requirements: Candidates must have passed English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and either Biology, Agricultural Science, or Geography with at least a credit grade in a single sitting.
  • Direct Entry Requirements: For direct entry students, a minimum of a credit grade in three relevant science subjects at advanced level is mandatory.
  • Scholarship Examination: Performance in the University Scholarship Screening Examination is a prerequisite.
  • Academic Performance: A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.50 is essential for annual renewal of the scholarship.

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to First Technical University (First Tech-U) on to apply

For more details, visit First Tech-U website

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