Call for Applications for the 2023/2024 Edo State University Uzairue


Edo State University, a World Class Institution located in Uzairue, Edo State owned by Edo State Government, which upholds quality and excellence in teaching and research, with state-of-the-art facilities by the approval of the State Governor, Mr. Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki and Council is desirous of awarding full scholarships to deserving students who scored a minimum of 260 in UTME and partial scholarships to deserving indigent students of Edo State origin who scored a minimum of 180 in UTME.

 A.   Undergraduate Full Scholarship Award:

The Undergraduate Full Scholarship Award (UFSA) will be for the duration of any choice programme of candidates whose first choice of University was Edo State University before UTME examination.  This scholarship shall be for the maximum of five (5) candidates who have demonstrated high level of academic excellence. 

 B.    Indigent Students Scholarship Award:

The Edo State Government have approved the award of 100 indigent scholarships. The Indigent Students Scholarship Award (ISSA) will be for the duration of any choice programme and it covers only tuition fees. This award is part of Edo State University Uzairue Corporate Social Responsibility in providing access to quality education in Nigeria. Except medicine


a) The candidate must have written UTME for the 2023/2024 admission exercise with a minimum score of 260 for Undergraduate Full Scholarship Award (UFSA) And 180 for Undergraduate Indigent Students Scholarship Award (ISSA).

b) The candidate must demonstrate a high level of written and spoken English (please note that a CBT is an important mode of assessment for determining the best applicants).

c)  Candidates of Edo State origin must show evidence of indigency to qualify for the Undergraduate Indigent Students Scholarship Award (ISSA). 

d) These Scholarships do not apply to Medicine, Law, Nursing and MLS programmes, as these programmes are already oversubscribed

e) The candidate must have met the entry requirements for admission into his/her course of study.


How to Apply:

The mode of application is online at the:

CBT Screening and Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd November, 2023

 Note: The University is not under any obligation to give these scholarships to any Candidate except as determined by the University Management.

Habib I. Ekhalefo



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