MTN Foundation Scholarship: 52 blind beneficiaries graduate from Oyo college
About 50 beneficiaries of MTN Foundation Scholarship for Blind Students have graduated from the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo State.
The blind students were awarded the merit scholarship after successfully applying and undergoing the selection exercise conducted across the country.
The scholarship which covered tuition and book allowances for one year was renewable yearly if the beneficiary maintains a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.5 and above.
Speaking at the convocation ceremony, the executive secretary of MTN Foundation, Nonny Ugboma, commended the graduating students for their resilience and hardwork.
He reserved special praise for beneficiaries who received the scholarship more than once and charged the graduates to take advantage of the training they had received as they pursue other goals in life.
The MTN Foundation Scholarship Scheme for Blind Students is aimed at providing academic scholarship annually to eligible blind students in accredited public tertiary institution across Nigeria.
Currently in its fourth phase, MTN Foundation has awarded scholarships worth N200, 000 yearly to 451 new and returning awardees.