This is to inform the general public mostly the indigenous students of Adamawa State studying in various Nigerian Universities that the State Scholarship Application Portal is currently open and application will end on August 7, 2023. Proceed to read more about the Adams state scholarship.
About The Scholarship
A parastatal of the Adamawa state government created by Law No. 10 of December 2008 is the Adamawa State Scholarship Trust Fund.
The Adamawa state government was forced to critically reexamine its role in providing students with bursaries, special and full scholarships, and student loan schemes at both local and international levels as a result of contemporary challenges in educational financing brought on by the geometric increase in student population and shrinking government finances.
In light of this, the state government decided it was time to modernise its system for awarding scholarships. Hence, the creation of ASSTF, whose duties and authority include:
- Source for funds and scholarships from within and outside Nigeria
- Award scholarships to eligible indigenes of Adamawa state.
Adamawa State Scholarship Categories
The Adamawa State Scholarship Trust Fund (ASSTF) is categorised into five categories and they’re as follows:
- Special scholarship
- Full scholarship
- Foreign scholarship
- Students loan
The Adamawa State special scholarships is meant to provide care for students with disabilities, special support and gifted children. They are furtherly listed below:
- Internally Displaced Students (IDS)
- Physically Challenged
- Gifted Child Special scholarship provide tuition/school fees, feeding, accommodation, books, other learning materials and transportation.
It provides for students from the basic up to the tertiary level of education and is a local scholarship.
The full scholarship is based on the performance of students from various Institutions of Nigeria.
The cumulative grade point average (CGPA) is a key factor in its requirements and 3.00 CGPA and above is needed to apply.
This kind of scholarship gives the indigenous recipient a certain sum of money to pay for tuition and other educational expenses.
It is applicable to recognised undergraduate courses at Nigerian universities, monotechnics, and polytechnics.
The bursary is for indigenous students enrolled in different high institutions in Nigeria.
Courses that fulfil the state’s need for manpower are given priority. The amount given to beneficiaries varies depending on the course or field of study.
The scholarship is available for students from the following levels; ND, NCE, HND, undergraduate, and postgraduate.
This category of scholarship are meant for Adamawa State Indigenes whose course or field of study is not in Nigeria Universities.
It is open to both undergraduate and postgraduate students regardless of the country they choose for their study.
Students are given opportunity to collect loans for paying tuition fees and this is fully provided by the Adamawa State government.
If you’re a fresher in the following institutions, then you’re allowed to apply for the Scholarship:
- NCE I
- ND 1
- HND 1
- Direct Entry (both 100 & 200 level)
Note: If your area is facing erratic network in your area, you’re advised to apply offline.
Adamawa State Scholarship Application Deadline
August 7, 2023 is the deadline date set for the Adamawa State Scholarship Trust Fund Applicaton for the 2023/2024 Academic Session.
How To Apply For The Adamawa State Scholarship
Qualified candidates who wish to apply for the scholarship and receive its benefits should visit the Adamawa State Scholarship Portal at: http://www.asstf.ad.gov.ng/ to apply.
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