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Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship 2024 Application Portal, Requirements and How to Apply

Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship 2024/2025 application portal login is currently open for all the final year undergraduate students of federal government universities in Nigerian. Read the requirements and how to apply here.

Steve Eshiemogie has commenced its 2024 Scholarship for Nigerian undergraduate students who are passionately interested in the application of biological to solve the most chanelleging problems in healthcare and energy in Nigeria.

This scholarship specifically targets students interested in pursuing life-long careers in biological sciences and engineering. Students must show that they are strongly interested in the application of biotechnology for the sustainable growth and development of the African continent.

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The aim of this scholarship is to stimulate students’ interest in biotechnology. Modern biotechnology started in the early 1970’s, and has since been responsible for the manufacture and large scale production of a wide array of chemicals, biopharmaceuticals and other products.

The Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship aims to motivate a new generation of African biotech engineers and scientists to aquire relevant knowledge that will find application in the sustainable growth and development of the African continent.

Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for theSteve Eshiemogie Scholarship, the applying candidate must be able to meet up to the criterias below.

  1. Must be a Nigerian student studying in Nigeria
  2. Must be enrolled in a federal government university
  3. Must be studying any of the following courses:
    • Chemical engineering
    • Biology
    • Microbiology
    • Biochemistry
    • Cell and molecular biology
    • Plant biology or related courses
  4. Must be going to the final year of undergraduate study. That is, you must have completed 300 Level if your course is a 4-year course, or you must have completed 400 Level if your course is a 5-year course.
  5. Must have a last sessional CGPA of at least 4.3 /5.0 or 3.3 / 4.0
  6. Must not be a recipient of any other scholarship.

How to apply for Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship 2024

Qualified applicants from federal government universities are to fill the form online as follows:

  • Write a well-detailed statement of purpose, detailing your motivation for studying your course and your future plans. You should clearly explain why you made the decision to study your current course, the challenges you have encountered so far, your intended research for your undergraduate project, your plans after graduation, how you plan to make impact in your country and Africa at large, and other details and achievements that you feel would strenghten your application. Applicants should try as much to demonstrate why they need this scholarship. Your statement of purpose should not be longer than 2 pages and should be saved as a PDF document. NOTE: There is no required writing style for the statement of purpose. Write in your own words and in your own style. Note: The use of AI tools is highly prohibited and will result in automatic disqualification.
  • Draft a well structured CV/Resume and save it in PDF format.
  • Obtain 2 letters of recommendation from leturers (or professors) in your department. Scan these letters and save in PDF format. You can scan these letters with your mobile phone.
  • Obtain a signed letter from your HOD or course advisor, confirming that you are not a beneficiary of any other scholarship (NOTE: You are not qualified for the Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship if you are a beneficiary of MTN Scholarship, Shell Scholarship, Seplat Scholarship, Agbami Scholarship, FSB Scholarship, or any other undergraduate scholarship). Download and use the draft attached HERE>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RJr3W5ZrkL-lhORncVuE3eOCF45oxf7u/edit.
  • Obtain a copy of your undergraduate transcript showing your grades from 100 Level to your current level). Note: Self-reported transcripts are accepted. That is, if you cannot obtain official transcripts from your institution, you can draft your transcripts by yourself (no need for official signature or stamp from your institution). Download and use the self-reported transcript template attached HERE>> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1RJr3W5ZrkL-lhORncVuE3eOCF45oxf7u/edit.
  • Prepare a document that clearly states the full amount of your tuition (school fee), start and end date of your final year of study, official deadline for payment of your school fee, and the title of your undergraduate project topic (if you have one).
  • Send all documents to seshiemogie@gmail.com. The subject of the email should be APPLICATION FOR STEVE ESHIEMOGIE SCHOLARSHIP 2024. NOTE: all documents should be saved in PDF format.

Benefits

  1. Tuition support of One Hundred Thousand Naira (N100,000)
  2. Research mentorship
  3. Career and professional mentorship.

The deadline for the submission of Steve Eshiemogie Scholarship application is 24th Febraury, 2024. Late application will NOT be accepted.

Important Dates:

  • Application opens 17th Febraury, 2024.
  • Application closes 24th Febraury, 2024.
  • Announcement of Scholars notified is 30th March, 2024.

Selection criteria

This scholarship balances need and merit. The selection commitee first looks out for students with outstanding performance, then from the pool, selects the students with the most need. You are strongly engouraged to apply if you meet the eligibility requirements of the scholarship.

If you have any suggestions, complaints or enquiries? Send email to seshiemogie@gmail.com.

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