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2023 NIGERIA HIGHER EDUCATION FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY COMPETITION FOR NIGERIAN STUDENTS

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The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation has announced its 2023 Essay competition for Nigerian university students. The aim of this competition is to provide a unique platform that supports critical thinking amongst university students on topical socio-economic issues that affects Nigeria’s sustainable growth and development. The 2023 competition focuses on “The CBN Naira redesign policy and its effect on the Nigerian economy & the consequence of increased brain drain on the economy”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicants are to choose one of the two questions below to write on:

2023 NHEF Scholarship Essay Competition for Nigerian Students
  • Leading to the recent currency redesign policy, the Central Bank of Nigeria reported that about 84.71% of the N3.23 trillion currency in circulation was outside the banking system. A situation described to be a risk to its currency management responsibility.
    • Using relevant examples, critically analyze the pros & cons of the monetary policy implementation and provide recommendations to the CBN for future policy implementation based on the consequent challenges experienced nationwide.
  • Article 13, section 2 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, “Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country”.
    • This statement agrees with the Nigerian constitution on the Right to Freedom of Movement. However, a significant increase in brain drain can be classified as an anomaly for any economy. Critically analyze the factors causing human capital flight in Nigeria and recommend relevant solutions to safeguard the country’s economic growth and development.

Application Deadline: April 7, 2023

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Type: Undergraduate

 

 

 

 

 

 

Value of Award:

  • The Grand Prize winner will be awarded N100,000, a new laptop, 1 online certificate course, a 1-year internet subscription, and 1 year of university tuition.
  • The First Runner-up will be awarded N75,000, a 1-year internet subscription, and 1 year of university tuition.
  • The Second Runner-up will be awarded N50,000, a 1-year internet subscription, and 1 year of university tuition.

For application guidelines, visit https://myschoolscholarships.org/nhef-essay-competition-for-nigerian-students/26348/

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EDO STATE UNIVERSITY CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS, 2023/2024

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Edo State University, a World Class Institution located in Uzairue, Edo State is owned by the Edo State Government and upholds quality and excellence in teaching and research, with state-of-the-art facilities. Consequent on the approval of the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the University is desirous of awarding full scholarships to deserving students who scored a minimum of 260 in UTME and partial scholarships to deserving indigent students of Edo State origin who scored a minimum of 180 in UTME.

A. Undergraduate Full Scholarship Award:

Edo State University call for applications for scholarship awards, 2023/2024

The Undergraduate Full Scholarship Award (UFSA) will be for the duration of any choice programme of candidates whose first choice of University was Edo State University before UTME examination. This scholarship shall be for the maximum of five (5) candidates who have demonstrated high level of academic excellence.

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B. Indigent Students Scholarship Award:

The Edo State Government have approved the award of 100 indigent scholarships. The Indigent Students Scholarship Award (ISSA) will be for the duration of any choice programme and it covers only tuition fees. This award is part of Edo State University Uzairue Corporate Social Responsibility in providing access to quality education in Nigeria.

Eligibility:

a) The candidate must have written UTME for the 2023/2024 admission exercise with a minimum score of 260 for Undergraduate Full Scholarship Award (UFSA) And 180 for Undergraduate Indigent Students Scholarship Award (ISSA).

b) The candidate must demonstrate a high level of written and spoken English (please note that a CBT is an important mode of assessment for determining the best applicants).

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c) Candidates of Edo State origin must show evidence of indigency to qualify for the Undergraduate Indigent Students Scholarship Award (ISSA).

d) These Scholarships do not apply to Medicine, Law, Nursing and MLS programmes, as these programmes are already oversubscribed

e) The candidate must have met the entry requirements for admission into his/her course of study.

How to Apply:

The mode of application is online at the University website:

www.edouniversity.edu.ng/admissions/scholarships

CBT Screening and Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd November, 2023

Note: The University is not under any obligation to give these scholarships to any Candidate except as determined by the University Management.

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AKWA IBOM STATE UNIVERSITY, IKOT RELEASES SUPPLEMENTARY UTME ADMISSION FORM FOR THE 2023/2024 ACADEMIC SESSION

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Online applications are invited from all qualified candidates for supplementary admissions into the Akwa Ibom State University, Ikot Akpaden for the 2023/2024 academic session. Only UTME candidates who made AKSU their First (1) Choice Institution and scored 140 and above, are eligible to apply for the supplementary admissions.

REGISTRATION PERIOD
The University portal for online registration will open from Monday, 20th November, 2023 to Thursday, 30th November, 2023. Interested candidates are advised to register before the deadline. Candidates who fail to register within the Registration period will not be considered for admission in the Akwa Ibom State University.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE 2023/2024 SCREENING EXERCISE
1. 2023 UTME Result slip

2. Birth Certificate

3. Certificate of Origin.

4. AKSU PUTME/DE Registration Confirmation Slip (2023)

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE
Candidates are required to register online for the screening exercise following the procedure below:

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1. Visit https://aksu.edu.ng/app

2. Click on “START NOW”

3. Click on “Enrol”

4. Click on SUPPLEMENTARY Admission

5. Enter your JAMB Registration Number

6. Click the arrow below to Verify and Continue

Proceed to make payment of N2,000.00 only as registration fee (excluding bank charges)

7. Note: Payment can be made via Debit Card or Bank Deposit Nationwide. If payment is made at the Bank, please repeat steps 1-3, then continue with the registration.

8. Upload the scanned copies of your documents (2023 UTME Result Slip, Birth Certificate, Certificate of Origin) in jpg format with a minimum size of 120KB and maximum size of 150KB.

9. Preview the details entered to ensure accuracy.

10. After confirmation, click the “Finish” button to generate the Registration Confirmation Slip.

NOTE
Changing to any of these Programmes as indicated above does not guarantee automatic admission. Only candidates who meet the minimum cut-off mark for the respective programmes, would be considered.

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There would be a grace period of four (4) weeks within which all approved admissions must be accepted by the candidates. Failure to accept the admission, such admission will be deleted, and the candidate placed under the “refusal to accept category”, punishable by ineligibility to be admitted again.

Candidates must ensure that their O’level (WAEC/NECO) results are uploaded appropriately at the JAMB portal (CAPS) in a COMPUTER-BASED TEST (CBT) CENTRE approved by JAMB.

Kindly note that the University does not have individuals/sales agents for admission. Anyone who deals with any individual and/or makes payment(s) to an individual’s account does so at his/her own risk.

Applicants are hereby strongly advised to visit ONLY the University website www.aksu.edu.ng, e-mail: registrar@aksu.edu.ng and admissionsupport@aksu.edu.ng, for more information.

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OSUN STATE POLYTECHNIC RELEASES 2023/2024 ADMISSION ON JAMB CAPS

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Osun State Polytechnic Admission list for the 2023/2024 academic session has been released. This is to inform all candidates who participated in the 2023/2024 Admission Screening Exercise that they can proceed to check if their names are on the Provisional Admission list of successful candidates.

The list of admitted candidates have been uploaded online via JAMB CAPS. Candidates are to follow the procedure below to check

How To Check the Admission Status on JAMB CAPS

  • •Visit: https://www.jamb.gov.ng/Efacility and login with your registered email address and password to access your dashboard
  • •Click on ‘Check Admission Status,
  • •Click on ‘Access my CAPS’
  • •Click on ‘Admission Status’ to see if you have been offered admission.
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Candidates who have been offered admission are to proceed to click”ACCEPT” or “REJECT” to indicate acceptance or rejection of the admission offer. For those whose status is showing “Admission Still in Progress” or “Not Admitted”, you are advised to keep checking as the status may change anytime soon. Congratulations to the admitted ones!!!

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