If you are a student from Oyo state and have been wondering about the  scholarship, then this post is meant for you. Here, you will learn all about the scholarship: the eligibility and how you can apply and be successful.

Passing through a tertiary is not usually easy, especially when you do not have that strong financial background.

The financial burden and pressure may not only wear you off from your books but can also lead you into vices you should dread.

So why not seek scholarship opportunities?


 

REQUIREMENTS/ELIGIBILITY

The first and most important factor to qualify for this scholarship is being an indigene of Oyo State.

Other requirements include:

  • Qualified students of HND, Undergraduate and Postgraduate studies in approved/accredited Public Institutions.
  • Every interested applicant must have completed at least one academic session in his/her higher institution.
  • The awards are renewable every year/session, based only on satisfactory academic performance of the awardee; hence you must produce outstanding performance always to remain in the award.
  • This scholarship is only for full-time students in Polytechnics and Universities. So students on Part-Time and Diploma Courses are NOT Qualified to apply.
  • A student is not allowed to enjoy both the Scholarship and the Bursary Awards simultaneously; it is one at a time.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO APPLY 

The following documents would be required to be able to complete a successful application for the scholarship:

  • Your JAMB and School Admission letters, bearing the information about your course of study, year of entry, and duration.
  • SSCE/GCE O’Level Certificate.
  • Evidence of State of Origin or Local Government.
  • A letter of attestation from the Head of Department (HOD) 
  • A relevant form of identification like the School ID card or National ID or Driver’s Licence or International Passport.

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE OYO STATE SCHOLARSHIP

People willing to submit applications for this scholarship need to qualify for consideration, and so must have a functional email address and phone number to be easily reached. 

Then apply online directly through the official Oyo State Scholarship Board’s Website and complete the application.

BENEFITS

The Oyo State government through the Oyo State Scholarship Board offers scholarships and bursary awards to undergraduate students from the State.

However, the Board has the following functions:

  • It also gives financial assistance in terms of bursary allowance to all Oyo State indigenes in all the tertiary institutions in Nigeria.
  • The Board also promotes academic excellence that will transform and reposition the education industry in Oyo State.
  • The Board is proactive in the training of manpower for Oyo State tertiary institutions and the nation as a whole.

UPDATE

At the time of publishing this article, the Oyo State Scholarship for undergraduate and postgraduate students was not ongoing. The last time it was awarded was in 2012.

It’s quite unfortunate but we keep our hopes high that the current government will resuscitate the scheme. So, all we can ask you to do now is to subscribe to our newsletter, to be updated when this and other important scholarships start.


OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO OYO STATE STUDENTS

There are a few other scholarships which are available for Oyo State students to choose from just in case, they include:

Federal Government Scholarship

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Ministry of Education annually invites interested and qualified students to apply for the Federal government scholarship.

The scholarship is awarded to both Nigerian undergraduate and postgraduate students. The application date and deadline, however, vary with years.

Therefore, if you are a student studying in any Public tertiary institution (State or Federal), and have the requirements for this scholarship, why not grab the chance.

Visit the Scholarship Page

Bilateral Education Agreement (BEA) Scholarship Awards.

The Federal Government of Nigeria sends a good number of Nigerian students to different countries for the bilateral education agreement scholarship every year.

The countries in this bilateral education agreement are Non-English speaking countries like Russia, China, Cuba, Morocco, Algeria, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Japan, Serbia, Mexico, Macedonia, South Korea and so on.

This Scholarship is divided into undergraduate, postgraduates (Master’s, and PhD.) categories.

According to the interest of the candidates, they will choose which country to study and of course, their choice of course.

If you wish to study outside and explore the opportunity of learning other foreign languages, ensure you check out this scholarship in the link below.

Visit the Scholarship Page

Latest Oil and Gas Scholarships

Many oil and gas giants in the country have different scholarship schemes for students from Nigeria. Some of these scholarships are fully-funded scholarships and are worth over N100, 000 (for one year).

It is in their bid to give back to society and help grow a pool of professionals that these companies have initiated these scholarship programmes.

So, you can choose to apply for these scholarships:

Others

Besides these options discussed here, there is still a plethora of fully-funded scholarships from which you can choose. It is your choice to win or fail; you are only a click away.


CONCLUSION 

If you meticulously followed and read through everything in this post, you will have gotten the necessary information you need to know about the Oyo State Scholarship.

Do you have any questions? If yes, kindly share them in the comments box provided below. You can also share your thoughts and suggestions with us, we are open to hearing from you. 

We urge you to subscribe to our newsletter for more information regarding this scholarship and others as well. Stay cheerful and keep winning!