David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarships 2017 Is Out, Apply Now!


IMG_20170405_212127_346David Oyedepo Foundation is offering full tuition scholarship for African students to study at the Covenant University and Landmark University for undergraduate degrees.

Please take note that the Aplication is already open for ALL AFRICANS. Application Deadline is 17th May 2017

This is an Annual Scholarship scheme and is open to Young Africans (Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia and  Zimbabwe).

The David Oyedepo  Foundation Scholarship program is open to Young Africans who meet the following criteria:

Are citizens and permanent residents of any African Nation
Are between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time of application submission
Are eligible to receive a Nigerian student visa
Are proficient in reading, writing and speaking English

Have a record of exceptional performance at the secondary school level which is benchmarked by:
1. At least 20 points above JAMB cut off points (for Nigerians only)
2. 80% recorded average or 4.0GPA/5.0 in Secondary/High School Transcript
3. Already have begun admission applications to Covenant or Landmark University

Number of Scholarships: Not specified

Value of Scholarship: Full Academic fees for a maximum of 5 years. (In accordance to the University stipulated
time for duration of chosen course).

If awarded the scholarship, it gives you free tuition to attend Covenant University and Landmark University, Nigeria.

Programs covered by the Scholarship Program are as follows:

For Covenant University: Accounting, Banking and Finance, Mass Communication, Economics, International Relations, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Information & Comm. Tech, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture, Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology, Computer Science, Industrial Physics-Renewable Energy

For Landmark University: Animal Science, Soil Science, Crop Science, Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical And Information Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science, Accounting/Banking & Finance, Economics and International Relations.

Candidates can apply for their choice course of study. However, special consideration would be given to candidates whose courses fall under the following categories:

Agriculture and allied courses
Para Medical science
Political science
Education and allied courses

NOTE: Scholarship is available for pursuing undergraduate program at the Covenant University and Landmark University.

Selection Criteria

Superior Scholastic Ability
Outstanding Character
Evidence of Leadership & Involvement
Service to Community and School

The scholarship does not cover;

Travel allowances
Feeding allowances
Medical/Health Insurance or allowance
Any other fees outside University generated Academic fees for a course at any level.

Duration of Scholarship: The scholarship is for 4 or 5 years, this is subject to university stipulated time for course completion. The maximum duration of scholarship award is 5 years for undergraduate programs.

How to Apply: Applicants should visit the FOUNDATION WEBSITE HERE, read the application instructions and complete the online applications. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage.


Sponsors: The David Oyedepo Foundation

Notes: Proof of Admission to Landmark and Covenant University is required only at the point of award. Hence applicants can apply for scholarships before admission letters have been received.


Goodl luck!