Overview

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. School Fees Structure

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.

Scholarships

Apply for Scholarship worth ₦650,000

JOSEPHUS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Requirements

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 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 annual renewal of the scholarship.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Josephus Scholarship?

Josephus scholarship is a partial scholarship that covers tuition and accommodation fees only. i.e ₦650,000 off the Total fee

What are the criteria for Josephus Scholarship?

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 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 annual renewal of the scholarship.

For how long could the scholarship be held?

It could be held for the duration of a beneficiary’s programme of study so far the beneficiary maintains a Cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 3.50 to qualify for annual renewal of the scholarship .