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Stanbic IBTC University Scholarship

We recognise the importance and impact of education in the life of every Nigerian youth.

The scholarship  initiative is in continuance of our goal to support dreams and aspirations of Nigerian youths as we have  been doing over the years through various activities such as Youth Leadership Series (YLS), Higher Institution Football League (HIFL) and so on. The scholarship programme is aimed at encouraging hard work and academic excellence amongst Nigerian undergraduates and it is open to students who participated in the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and have  gained admission into any Nigerian state or federal university.

In the words of Dr Demola Sogunle, Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings PLC, the organisation recognises the importance and impact of education in the life of every Nigerian youth. According to him: “Education  empowers and encourages the youth to prepare for the future while also confronting challenges. Education is a  panacea for growth and enduring development of any nation or  organisation.”

The following documents are required for upload  to apply for the scholarship.

  • Recent Passport Photograph
  • Valid ID Card
  • UTME Result
  • O'Level ( WAEC, NECO or GCE) Statement of Result or Certificate
  • JAMB or University Admission Letter

Please read  the terms and conditions below and the Frequently Asked Questions below for more details on the scholarship.

For further enquiries, please send an email to  [email protected] 

Are you the one we are looking for?

Fresh out of secondary school and have just gained federal or state university admission

2020 Scholarship Beneficiaries

This is the list of current beneficiaries

Terms and Conditions for the Stanbic IBTC University Scholarship
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Terms and Conditions for the Stanbic IBTC University Scholarship
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When is the deadline for the 2021 Stanbic IBTC University scholarship application?

The deadline for the scholarship application is 30 November 2021. Any extension of the deadline would be communicated on our platforms.

What should be the maximum size of my documents?

Each document size should not be more than 200KB and the image format for your passport must be in JPEG, other files must be in PDF.Each document size should not be more than 200KB and the image format for your passport must be in JPEG, other files must be in PDF.

 
Can I start the application and upload my documents later?

Yes. You can start ypur application and upload your documents later.  However, you cannot submit your application until you have successfully uploaded all required documents.

My University cancelled a session due to ASUU strike and COVID-19 University shutdown. 2020 UTME candidates are now 2021-2022 newly admitted students. Can I still apply?

Yes, you can. All applications received will be reviewed for consideration.

Admission for 2021-2022 academic session has not commenced in my University. What do I do?

You can still apply for the scholarship and select the right admission status on the form. The application will be reviewed.

Can a Direct Entry candidate apply for the scholarship?

No. The scholarship is for fresh UTME candidates with a score of at least 250 and have gained admission into any Nigerian state or federal University for the 2021-2022 academic session.

Can I make changes to my application?

Yes, if you have not submitted the application.

Can I send my documents via email?

No. This application is strictly online.

Can I submit the application after the deadline?

No. After the deadline, the portal closes and no applications will be received,  except there is an extension in deadline.

Do I need to make any payment to be awarded the scholarship?

No. This scholarship scheme is strictly based on merit and the selection criteria. You should not patronise anyone by cash or kind.

Is there any age limit for the scholarship application?

No. There is no age restriction.

I submitted my documents last year for the 2020 University Scholarship and was not shortlisted. Will I still be considered for the scholarship award this year?

No. This is a fresh scholarship application round for the 2021-2022 academic session.

Will I receive confirmation of receipt of my application?

You will receive an on-screen confirmation of successfully submitting your application. Only shortlisted applicants who successfully meet selection criteria will be contacted.