The Jim Ovia Scholarship for Nigeria students 2019 is open for enrolment. Jim Ovia Scholarship was founded and funded by Mr Jim Ovia since 1998, to provide financial aid to outstanding Nigeria youths.
The scholarship was previously known as the MUSTE Scholarship.
The awardees are given funding for undergraduate study for the duration of the undergraduate program. The award includes tuition and maintenance allowance.
The scheme offers an average of 100 opportunities every year. The Financial records show that as at October 2010, Mr Ovia has invested 100 Million Naira in the program on 1500 beneficiaries.
Jim Ovia Scholarship Goals
- To promote access to tertiary education
- To invest in the future leaders of Nigeria
- To provide a platform that encourages competitiveness and promotes equal opportunities in the workplace
- To bridge the knowledge gap among Nigerian Youth
Eligibility and Criteria
The Jim Ovia Scholarship is open to all undergraduate University students of Nigerian citizenship. One hundred (100) awardees are selected each year from a pool of eligible applicants. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of personal intellectual ability, leadership capability and a desire to contribute to society at large to improve the lives of others.
Visit the official Jim Ovia Portal for more information.