The St. John’s University is providing an annual award of $3,000, for a maximum award of up to $12,000 over four years of study to incoming first-year students who will be graduating from a Catholic high school and entering St. John’s in the fall of 2023.
Application Deadline: December 15
Eligible Countries: International
Type: Undergraduate degree
Value of Award: $3,000
Eligibility: To be eligible, you must;
- have registered in an undergraduate program by the deadline at St. John’s University.
- be graduating from a Catholic high school by June 2022.
- be first-time freshmen who will be entering St. John‡s University beginning with the fall 2022 semester
- be full-time students (minimum of 12 credits per semester).
- be demonstrating the English language proficiency through the TOEFL or IELTS test
Application Process: No additional application is required for the Catholic School Scholarship. Once you take admission in an undergraduate degree course at the university. Eligible first-time freshmen will automatically receive the minimum award.
ASUU SET TO COMMENCE INDEFINITE STRIKE NEXT WEEK
NASU SET TO EMBARK ON INDEFINITE STRIKE THIS WEEK
SSANU SETS TO JOIN NLC STRIKE ACTION THIS WEEK
The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities has said it will join the proposed strike of the Nigeria Labour Congress.
Recently, the NLC and Trade Union Congress declared an indefinite strike action from October 3, 2023, to protest the insensitivity of the government in providing palliatives to cushion the effects of the removal of fuel subsidy.
SSANU, in a communique issued at the end of the 45th regular National Executive Council, held at the University of Maiduguri, Borno State, and made available to The PUNCH on Sunday, read, “NEC in session after due deliberations agreed that SSANU as an affiliate of the NLC, will join the strike to protest the insensitivity of government in providing palliatives to cushion the effects of removal of fuel subsidy.
NEC, therefore, mandated all branches to mobilise her members to join the strike as declared as the demands before government also includes the release of withheld salaries of university workers.”
The communique, signed by the SSANU national president, Mr. Mohammed Ibrahim, complained that it felt seriously agitated by the report of the ad hoc Committee of Pro-Chancellors of state-owned universities, which among other things, recommended that state universities should not participate in nationwide industrial actions.
“It was obvious that SSANU complied with all legal provisions including giving adequate notices to the appropriate authorities but were forced to embark on that strike due to the government’s failure to honour her part of the agreement.
“SSANU, therefore, earnestly requests the government to pay the withheld salaries without any further delay considering the harsh economic realities currently faced by citizens in the country as the government is aware, the value for the money has already been eroded by hyperinflation.”
“NEC recalled the renegotiation of salaries for her members with the committee led by the late Professor Nimi Briggs that was at the final stage where SSANU demanded 700 per cent wage increase but the committee offered a 23.5 per cent and 35 per cent review to our members,” it read.
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