Apply for a Cyfed Undergraduate Scholarship

The 2018 Scholarships (for both the first-time and renewing candidates) closed on the midnight of April the 26th, 2018 (GMT).

The 2019 applications will commence from the midnight of February 22nd 2019, and end on the midnight of April 26th, 2019. All times are based on GMT.

Please ensure you have the following the documents, which should be submitted seperately by email to: info@ocifoundationng.org.

(A). First-time applicants:

  1. A valid Government-issued identity (ID) document (e.g. an International Travel Passport, a Voter’s Card, a National Identity Card or a Driver’s License). Applicants who are below the age of 18 years and are unable to apply for a government ID can submit a birth certificate.
  2. An official letter from your school (Head of Department) stating the following: Your full name, Gender, Matriculation number (Newly matriculated scholars who have not yet received a matriculation number or school ID must provide a  provisional admission letter from their institution of study), Course Title and Level, Department of Study;
  3. Certified (by a qualified legal practitioner) copies of the following. Note that the originals must be presented by successful applicants during the interviews:

          a) JAMB/UME result certificate

             b) Senior Secondary School Exam Certificate (WASSCE or NECO)

             c) A valid student ID for your host institution

             d) A recent passport photograph

             e) A letter of recognition from the Traditional Ruler of your town, confirming that you are from the Anambra East local Government Area of Anambra State, Nigeria. No other letters or documents will be accepted in lieu of this.

             f) A 500-word essay, about “My family”.

Note that originals of all the submitted documents will need to be viewed during the interview, which will only be attended by successful candidates

(B). Renewing applicants:
  1. A valid Government-issued identity (ID) document (e.g. an International Travel Passport, a Voter’s Card, a National Identity Card or a Driver’s License). Applicants who are below the age of 18 years and are unable to apply for a government ID can submit a birth certificate.
  2. An official letter from your school (Head of Department) stating the following: Your full name, Gender, Matriculation number, Course Title and Level, Department of Study, and your Cumulative Grade point Average (CGPA) for the years completed.
  3. Certified (by a qualified legal practitioner) copies of the following:

             a) A valid student ID from your host institution if you are already in school, or a valid admission letter.

             b) A recent passport photograph.

             c) An official statement of your result for the completed year(s).

             d) If applicable, a letter stating any change(s) in your circumstances (change in department, withdrawal from school, and so on).

Note that originals of all the submitted documents will need to be viewed during the interview, which will only be attended by successful candidates.


When the applications dates come around: 
  • First time applicants should click HERE to commence an online application.
  • Renewing applicants should click HERE to commence an online application.