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First Tech-U Josephus Foundation Scholarship 2023/2024

Considering a degree but daunted by the cost? The Josephus Foundation unveils its partial scholarship for the 2023/2024 academic year at First Technical University, Ibadan, offering a financial lifeline to deserving students. Want to find out more?

Josephus Foundation Scholarship for Nigerians

First Technical University, Ibadan opens the door for outstanding students, whether newly admitted or under consideration for admission, to apply for the prestigious Josephus Foundation Scholarship for the academic year 2023/2024. This scholarship programme is inclusive, offering equal opportunities irrespective of nationality, tribal background, gender, religious affiliation, or socio-economic status.

📜 ScholarshipJosephus Foundation Scholarship
🏢 InstitutionFirst Technical University, Ibadan
🎓 EligibilityNewly admitted undergraduates, direct entry students, irrespective of background & nationality
💰 CoveragePartial scholarship (tuition and accommodation), amounting to ₦700,000 reduction
🎖️ Endowment SourceJosephus Foundation, courtesy of University Chancellor, Chief (Dr.) Tunde Afolabi, MFR
📚 RenewalAnnually, subject to maintaining a GPA of at least 3.50
📋 ApplicationOnline through First Technical University’s website
📅 Academic Year2023/2024

Josephus Foundation Scholarship: An Overview

Endowed by the University’s Chancellor, Chief (Dr.) Tunde Afolabi, MFR, the Josephus Foundation Scholarship is a competitive financial aid programme aimed at providing support to extraordinarily talented yet financially disadvantaged students. The scholarship is designed to make tertiary education accessible to those who might otherwise not afford it.

Extent of the Scholarship

The scholarship is a partial scholarship which only covers tuition and accommodation costs. Beneficiaries will be required to cover a one-time payment for other municipal and service charges. These charges can be viewed on the university’s website under the section detailing the Tech-U Ibadan School Fees Schedule.

Tenure of the Scholarship

This financial assistance is extended annually to new entrants through the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Joint Universities Preliminary Examinations Board (JUPEB), and direct entry routes. Importantly, it can be renewed each year, provided the beneficiary maintains satisfactory academic performance throughout the course of study.

Financial Worth of the Scholarship

The scholarship amounts to a substantial reduction in the total educational expenses, to the tune of ₦700,000.

Eligibility Criteria for Josephus Foundation Scholarship

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be considered for the scholarship:

  • Acceptance or Consideration for Admission: Candidates should either have accepted admission or be under consideration for admission to any degree programme at First Technical University, Ibadan, for the current 2023/2024 admission cycle.
  • Academic Requirements: Candidates must have passed English Language, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and either Biology, Agricultural Science, or Geography with at least a credit grade in a single sitting.
  • Direct Entry Requirements: For direct entry students, a minimum of a credit grade in three relevant science subjects at advanced level is mandatory.
  • Scholarship Examination: Performance in the University Scholarship Screening Examination is a prerequisite.
  • Academic Performance: A Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 3.50 is essential for annual renewal of the scholarship.

How to Apply for the Scholarship

Qualified candidates can apply by clicking on the Apply button available at Tech-U’s official scholarship page (

For more information and to stay updated, refer to the official link for Tech-U scholarships (

Closing Thoughts

The Josephus Foundation Scholarship represents a significant step toward reducing the financial burden of tertiary education for talented students. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to adhere to the eligibility criteria and complete the application process as guided.

For additional details on how to apply for degree programmes at First Technical University, Ibadan, visit this link.

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