Friday, October 19, 2012

Lagos State Scholarship 2012, Fashola releases N77.5million

Lagos State Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola has released the sum of N77,536,621.20 as scholarships to 337 indigenes of the state in various institutions of higher learning across the country for the 2011/2012 session.

Mrs Yetunde Jegede, the Secretary of the Lagos State Scholarship Board in a release included 223 undergraduates with 3.5 grade point and above and 74 postgraduate students who took part in the last local scholarship interview conducted in January.

“Others are the 40 undergraduate students who automatically qualified for merit award having got 4.0 grade point and above,” it stated.

According to the statement, documentation exercise in readiness for the presentation of award to this category of awardees will commence on Monday, on the premises of the board in Agege, after which ATM cards would be released to them.

Jegede, therefore, implored benefitting students to come with original and photocopies of relevant documents, including school identity cards, current progress report, two passport photographs, letter of admission, N2,000 Lagos State Scholarship Board brochure, receipt obtained from the Office of the Special Adviser on Education, Alausa and any other documents that were not submitted before now.

The award value ranges from N200,000 to N300,000 to N400,000 for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students, respectively.

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