Josephus Foundation Scholarship is a highly competitive scholarship endowed by the Josephus Foundation, courtesy of the University Chancellor, Chief (Dr.) Tunde Afolabi, MFR. It is part of the institution’s support services to exceptionally brilliant but indigent students who otherwise may not be able to afford University tertiary education.
The scholarship is a partial scholarship that covers tuition and accommodation fees only, while the beneficiaries will be responsible for a one-time payment of other municipal and service charges as enumerated in the schedule of fees for undergraduate students which is available on the University website.
The scholarship will be offered on an annual basis to newly admitted (UTME, JUBEP and direct entry) students and could be held, subject to satisfactory performance, for the duration of a beneficiary’s programme of study.
Eligibility Criteria Applicants for the scholarship must satisfy the following criteria:
Have accepted admission or under consideration for admission to any of the degree programmes at First Technical University, Ibadan in the on-going 2020/2021 admission cycle;
Passed at only one sitting ordinary level English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology/Agricultural Science/Geography at least at the credit level. In addition, Direct Entry students must have at least Credit at an advanced level in any 3 relevant science subjects;
Perform satisfactorily in the University Scholarship Screening Examination; and
Maintain a Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.50 to qualify for the annual renewal of the scholarship.
Prospective applicant are to note that the 2nd edition of josephus scholarship examimation comes up on February, 2nd 2021.