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A’Ibom Govt. Awards Scholarships To Indigent In Public Varsities.

By Jimmy Jackson

The Akwa Ibom State Government has announced award of scholarships to Five hundred (500) intelligent indigent from the state studying in State and Federal Universities in Nigeria with Two Hundred Thousand Naira (N200,000) per session.

In a press release signed by the State Commissioner for Education Dr. Idongest Etiebiet on Friday July 8, 2022, it stated that the scholarships shall be Seventy percent (70%) Science and Technology while Thirty percent (30%) will be for other fields for undergraduates.

According to the statement, the award which will take effect from the 2021/2022 academic session will be picked based on the following courses in Science and Technology category to include: Aviation Studies, Marine Studies, Medicine and Surgery, Pharmacy, Engineering Studies, Agricultural Sciences, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Geophysics, Artificial Intelligence, Geology, Oil and Gas related courses, Robotic Science, etc.

Other Fields of Studies are Law, Arts / Humanities / Management Sciences, Education, etc.

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The statement also showed that applicant must not be more than Twenty Five (25) years of age at the time of application with a minimum of 3.50 Cumulative Grade Points Average (CGPA) on a 5.00 scale, and also Producing testimonials from institutions and other relevant certifications.

Applicants are to apply via log www.moe.akwaibomstate.gov.ng and fill the application form which will last for a month.

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