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2015/2016 David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship is Out!

About David Oyedepo Foundation Scholarship

The David Oyedepo Foundation scholarship program is our major platform for promoting our vision and goals. The scholarship program awards scholarships to qualified individuals who are indigenes and residents of African countries, and have been offered admission to specific universities in Nigeria.

The DOF scholars program grants individuals the opportunity to acquire a first degree at top schools in the African continent. It grants individuals the opportunity to build up the leadership potentials that are so evidently lacking in the leaders of our today’s society, through the yearly programs and community development initiatives.

The scholarship program covers all study and travel expenses for the duration of the course of study.

Who Can Apply?

To be considered for a scholarship award, applicant must meet these slated requirements:

  • The Applicant must be a Nigerian citizen. Applicant must provide valid document(s) that ascertain him/her as a citizen of the country Nigeria
  • Must be academically sound – Applicant must as a matter of importance have an excellent academic history. This entails both written and oral.
  • Have a Provisional Admission – Applicant must have an offer of provisional Admission into any recognized higher institution of learning in Nigeria.
  • Be described as Indigent – Applicant must be declared indigent. David Oyedepo Foundation only fund indigent student who are willing to learn but have little no financial support.
  • Have 5 distinction pass in WAEC, NECO or GCE Exams – Applicant must pass his/her O’Level examination with at least five(5) credit grade, Mathematics and English inclusive.
  • Have at least 20 points above JAMB yearly cut-off – Applicant must have at least 20 points above the JAMB yearly cut-off.

Scholarship Maintenance

All applicant are awarded full scholarship for the duration of their study, however a yearly review of scholarship is carried out every year to ensure candidate remains worthy of scholarship award. Each scholarship awardees.

  • Must maintain a continuous standard of excellence as measured by the David Oyedepo Foundation
  • Carry out a yearly summer community project that fulfil the following criteria:
    • Must be focused on community development
    • Must be a community based project
    • Must engage a volunteer base of class and schoolmates
    • Must engage knowledge in current field of study
  • A video & document report of the project must be generated and submitted to the foundation at the end of every school year.
  • The school will be required to generate and send the foundation a semester by semester report of academic progress.

If you are a new applicant, that is, you have not registered on this portal before, follow the instructions below:


How to Apply

For new applicant, that is, you have not registered on this portal before, follow the instructions below:

Create New Account – This is done by filling the Registration Form accurately. A valid email address is required and an alpha-numeric password.

Verify Account – After successful account creation, a verification link would be sent to your email. Logon to email and follow the link send to you to activate your scholarship account.

Download Parental Consent Form – Before proceeding to the next stage, kindly download the Parental Consent Form. This would be filled appropriately by applicant’s parent/guardian and append with their signature. Scan the filled form and include it to the list of credentials that would the uploaded.

Fill the Application Form – Before you can fill the application form, your account must be active. If your account is already active, you can proceed to fill the application form, supplying all information as it relates to you.
Credential Upload –  You would also be required to upload the following credentials:
  • Reference Letter (Religious)
  • Reference Letter (Academics)
  • Parental Consent Form
  • Secondary School Testimonial
  • Secondary School Transcript
  • Secondary School Identity Card (Optional)
  • O’Level Result ((WAEC, NECO or related result)
  • JAMB Result
  • Admission Letter
  • Birth Certificate
  • State/LGA Identification Form
  • Passport Photograph

Note: The above listed credentials is subject to change.

Complete Registration – This is the final stage where you would be required to provide answers to two essay questions.

NOTE: Application closes on 31st May, 2015.

Click here to begin your application.

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