Sometimes we may be wrong when we say that Christian religious leaders are not doing anything to support their followers. “They buy private jet, live in luxurious houses and drive the best cars, and care less about us.”

Perhaps with the knowledge of the David Oyedepo Foundation (DOF) scholarship for African students, you will have a psychological shift from that unreality. Someone is actually doing something for “us.”

In this post, you will learn all about the David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship programme for African students. We have covered the eligibility for the scholarship, its value and what it covers, how you can apply and every other thing you may need to know about the programme.

DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP DESCRIPTION

David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship programme is one of the programmes of the David Oyedepo Foundation (DOF), which is aimed at awarding qualified Africans scholarships through their undergraduate and post-graduate stint.

This scholarship program enables scholars to acquire certificates from either Covenant University or Landmark University in Nigeria. The both universities are owned by the Living Faith Church of Bishop David Oyedepo.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE SCHOLARSHIP?

This scholarship programme in open to all African students who can meet the following requirements:

 

  • African students who are permanent residents of their country
  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18 to 25 years. If you are younger or older than the stipulated ages, the programme is not for you.
  • You must be eligible to receive the Nigerian student visa
  • You must be proficient in both written and spoken English.
  • An exceptional academics performance is also required of applicants. You must make 20 points above the JAMB cut-off marks, if you are a Nigerian.
  • You must make 80% recorded average or GPA of 4.0 on a 5.0 scale in secondary school or High school transcript respectively (for non-Nigerians).
  • You must have begun your application into Covenant or Landmark Universities.

In a nutshell, the David Oyedepo scholarship for African students is open to all students from any African country, that has demonstrated good academic record and is able to gain admission into Covenant or Landmark University.

THE FIELDS OF STUDY IN THE DOF SCHOLARSHIP

David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship for African students takes in students who want to study any of the courses done at Covenant University of Landmark University:

COURSES AT COVENANT UNIVERSITY

  • Economics
  • Mass Communication
  • International Relations
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • Applied Biology
  • Architecture

COURSES AT THE LANDMARK UNIVERSITY

  • Animal Science
  • Crop Science
  • Soil Science
  • Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Science
  • Accounting
  • Banking and Finance
  • International Relations
  • Economics

Candidates are first required to apply for their course of choice in either of the two universities available for the programme.

WHAT IS THE VALUE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship for African students is designed to cover the following:

  • Travel allowance
  • Medical/Health Insurance or allowance
  • Feeding allowance
  • Any other fee outside the University generated Academic fees for any course of study.

THE DURATION OF THE SCHOLARSHIP

The duration of the David Oyedepo foundation scholarship is determined by the stipulated duration of course of study chosen by the student.

Be that as it may, the duration of the programmes is between 4 to 5 years.

HOW TO APPLY FOR DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

To apply for the David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship, kindly follow these instructions:

  • Applicants are required to visit the DOF website, read the instructions and complete the online registration form.
  • You are to submit the all the documents required of you as stated on the web page.
  • Ensure that the documents you have are correct and verifiable, as it may pose a problem during the selection process (if you have a fudged certificate).
  • The application portal for the David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship for African students is https://davidoyedepofoundation.org/portal/app/login

You can begin your application from there.

NOTE THE FOLLOWING

  • You must also be making applications to either of the universities for the programme when you are also applying for the scholarship.
  • All essays and required submissions must be completed by the applicant during application. A third party should not write the essays for you under no circumstance.
  • Applicants must be available for the online interview that would be scheduled at the completion of the application

At the point of the scholarship award, a proof of admission into Landmark University or Covenant University will be required. That is to say, applications for the scholarship must be submitted before the admission letter is received.

THE SELECTION PROCESS FOR DAVID OYEDEPO FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship is a merit-based and need dependent competition, open to qualified candidates to take.

At the closure of application, the selection panel will be set up to review the applications received and come out with the successful candidates.

From your responses during the application, your academic excellence and the validity of your documents, successful candidates will be published. Candidates must have a prove of citizenship and residence as well.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the host country of the DOF Scholarship?

The host country for the scholarship is Nigeria and the host universities are Covenant University and Landmark University. Application is expected from eligible students from all over Africa.

How often is the DOF Awarded?

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship is a fully funded scholarship awarded to eligible African students every year.

What is the David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship Application Deadline?

The application for David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship starts on May 27, 2020 and will close on 14th July, 2020.

In July, successful candidates wl be published and contacted and between August to September 2020, scholars will resume studies at Covenant University or Landmark University.


CONCLUSION

With all these said, I must be confident that you have gotten all you will need to know about the David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship for African students. Have you other questions? Do not hesitate to pull it through the comment section as we are ready to give you a reliable answer.

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