Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Gives N16m Scholarship to Best UTME Candidates


Nigerian Society of Engineer (NSE) has granted a N16m scholarship to the sixteen secondary school students who were outstanding in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) Gives N16m Scholarship to Best UTME Candidates

In a virtual meeting held recently by Nigerian Society of Engineer (NSE), sixteen secondary school students who were outstanding in the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), received scholarship awards from the Nigerian Society of Engineer, NSE.

The scholarship award, instituted by NSE is to encourage secondary school student to study engineering and STEM related courses in the university.

In this case the 16 students are to enjoy a 5 year scholarship after gaining admission into the university of their choice studying engineering.

The president of NSE Engr. Babagana Mohammed, FNSE, said, “The registrar of JAMB sent me a message that one of his directors is going to join me on this line; Lawal Yusuf and what he advised me to say is that anyone of them that gets admission and is matriculated will enjoy the scholarship.

“He said not all who got good results would get into school and I asked why. He said some are below age and some schools have a standard and if you don’t meet up with that age, you cannot get admission. That is what the registrar of JAMB sent just now.”

“But for the records, we are going to give a scholarship of five years to each candidate that gains admission. If you gain admission next year, you are still entitled. That is the advice I got from JAMB.”

He promised that the NSE would henceforth grant scholarships to the best UTME applicants.

The NSE chairman also handed out laptops to all the candidates.





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