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David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship 2024

The David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship is a significant initiative aimed at empowering African youth and fostering leadership development. This prestigious programme offers full-ride scholarships to deserving individuals, providing them with opportunities to excel academically and develop as leaders. The scholarship is open to citizens and residents of African nations, enabling them to pursue undergraduate studies at Covenant and Landmark Universities in Nigeria.

Full-Ride Scholarships

Recipients of the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship receive comprehensive financial support to cover their undergraduate studies. This support includes tuition, accommodation, and other related expenses, ensuring that scholars can focus entirely on their education and personal development.

Leadership Development

The scholarship programme is designed to nurture future leaders. It provides scholars with the necessary skills and knowledge to drive positive change within their communities, organisations, and countries. Through various training and development initiatives, scholars are prepared to take on leadership roles and make meaningful contributions to society.

Available Programmes

For the 2024/25 academic session, the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship is open to applicants interested in the following programmes at Covenant and Landmark Universities:

  1. Accounting
  2. Economics
  3. Computer Engineering
  4. International Relations
  5. Information and Communication Technology
  6. Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electrical Information Engineering
  7. Architecture
  8. Applied Biology and Biotechnology
  9. Psychology/Counselling
  10. Animal Science
  11. Crop Science
  12. Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering
  13. Microbiology

Eligibility Criteria

To qualify for the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Citizenship: Must be a citizen or permanent resident of an African nation.
  • Age: Applicants should be between 16 and 25 years old at the time of application.
  • Visa Eligibility: Must be eligible to obtain a Nigerian student visa.
  • English Proficiency: Demonstrate proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English.
  • Academic Excellence: Show outstanding academic performance in secondary school, including:
    • Scoring at least 50 points above the JAMB cut-off (for Nigerian applicants).
    • Maintaining an 80% average or a 4.0 GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School transcripts.
    • Having initiated admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University.

Required Documents

Applicants need to submit the following documents:

  • Completed Application Form
  • Secondary School Transcripts
  • WAEC Result
  • Academic Letter of Recommendation
  • Religious Letter of Recommendation
  • Essays:
    • Essay 1: Why do you need this scholarship? (500 words)
    • Essay 2: Why do you want to pursue your chosen course? (500 words)
    • Essay 3: What is your leadership experience? (500 words)
    • Essay 4: Do you love your country? (500 words)

Application Process

To apply for the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the scholarship application portal.
  2. Review all instructions related to the scholarship before starting your application.
  3. Gather and organise all required documents according to the guidelines provided.
  4. Complete the application form and upload all necessary documents.
  5. Submit your application before the deadline.

Selection Process

The selection process for the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship is based on financial need and academic merit. All eligible applications will be reviewed by a selection panel. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview conducted by the David Oyedepo Foundation team via online video conferencing.

Application Deadline

Ensure to submit your application by June 28th, 2024.

Bernard Bassey is a graduate of Software Engineering from AfriHUB University, Abuja. He is an expert in field journalism, his interest in socio-politics activities is keen.


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