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David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarships for African Students


The David Oyedepo Foundation aims to provide opportunities for gifted and talented African students with proven superior academic abilities to pursue undergraduate programs in two of the best schools in Nigeria. It grants individuals the opportunity to build up the leadership potentials that are so evidently lacking in the leaders of our today’s society, through the yearly programs and community development initiatives. Upon completion of the DOF scholars program, scholars are expected to be fully equipped to contribute to social, and economic development in their home countries

Sponsor: David Oyedepo FOundation

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesNigeria
Nationality RequiredAlgeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Cote d'Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Sudan
Other Criteria1. A national and resident of an African nation. 2. Not more than 23years old at time of application 3. Secured admission to an approved Undergraduate course at Landmark or Covenant University 4. Possess an internationally recognized high school diploma or its equivalent with superior academic record. 5. Proficiency in oral and written English. 6. In good health. 7. Not already enrolled in undergraduate degree programs.

Host Institution: Covenant University and Landmark University

This award is linked to a specific institution.

Award Specifications

Additional information about this award.

AmountFull tuition
Number of Awards20
DeadlineJune 5th
IncludesThe 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. Applicants should visit the foundation’s website www.davidoyedepofoundation.org/scholarships, read the application instructions and complete the online applications. Applicants must submit the application form and all required documents stated on the webpage. NB: Proof of Admission to Landmark and Covenant University is required only at the point of award. Hence applications can be submitted before admission letters have been received. It is important to visit the website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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