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MTN opens application for Bright Scholarships

MTN GHANA Foundation has opened applications for students who are interested in its Bright Scholarships.

The application for the scholarship, which is opened from April 3 to May 3, 2018, is for both senior high school graduates and continuing students in public universities.

In a press release copied to the DAILY HERITAGE yesterday, the telecommunication network explained that the Foundation would award 100 scholarships to students in public tertiary institutions each year for three years.

“The scholarships will cover the cost of tuition, accommodation and a stipend for books and other relevant reading materials,” the stated.

They further explained that for high school graduates to qualify for the scholarship, they should pass in six subjects with an overall aggregate of 24 in their final exams.

“Three of the six subjects should be core subjects — English Language, Mathematics, Integrated Science or Social Studies and the other three must be in applicant’s respective electives,” they stated.

Commenting on the Bright Scholarships, the Acting Corporate Services Executive of MTN, Mr. Samuel Koranteng, said, “over the years, MTN identified the crucial role funding plays in helping brilliant and needy students to achieve their dreams and aspirations. In view of that, MTN Ghana Foundation makes the conscious efforts to ease that burden by awarding scholarships such as the MTN Bright scholarships to enable these students to complete their education.”

Qualified applicants can apply through or visit any MTN service centre for applications forms.

The commencement of the Bright Scholarships is in honour of the promise MTN made to Ghanaians during the commemoration of its 20th Anniversary in 2016.

For over 20 years, the Foundation has awarded over 1000 scholarships to students from basic school to tertiary level. Aside the Bright Scholarship, MTN Ghana Foundation has launched the Teacher Improvement in itiative.

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