Zeribe Nwosu Foundation’s AI & Data Science Scholarship 2024 for Nigerian Students (Up to N150,000) – APPLY NOW

Call for Applicants for the Zeribe Nwosu Scholarship (ZNS) 2024! The Zeribe Nwosu Foundation (ZNF) is proud to announce its inaugural Zeribe Nwosu Scholarship (ZNS) for the year 2024, focusing on Artificial Intelligence and Data Science.

Zeribe Nwosu Foundation's AI & Data Science Scholarship

Aimed at supporting exceptionally talented students facing financial constraints in pursuing their education, this annual scholarship seeks to advance education at all levels.

Scholarship Benefits

The Zeribe Nwosu Foundation’s AI & Data Science Scholarship offers Successful applicants the following benefits:

  • Year 2 Students: Award Value: N50,000 per recipient

Number of Awards: 10

  • Year 4 Students: Award Value: N100,000 per recipient

Number of Awards: 25

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the ZNF AI & Data Science Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Academic Level: At least in year 4 of undergraduate studies or not more than 1 year since project defense.
  • Educational Background: A student or graduate of a Nigerian university or polytechnic (private or public).
  • Academic Performance: Attained a Cumulative Grade Point Aggregate (CGPA) of at least 3.5 on a scale of 5 (from years 1-3).
  • For polytechnic students or those using a 4.0 scale, a rough conversion to a percentage is acceptable (e.g., CGPA of 2.8 out of 4.0 or 70%).
  • Medical students should provide Year 1 results and evidence of achieving a “Pass” for subjects taken in Years 2-3.

Required Documents

To complete the application process, applicants need to submit the following documents:

  • Personal Statement: A concise 1-page statement outlining their aspirations and commitment to AI and Data Science.
  • CV: A 1-2 page CV listing AI/data science tools used or developed.
  • Letter of Recommendation: One official letter on letterhead, endorsing the applicant’s suitability for the scholarship.
  • Transcripts: Unofficial transcripts of year 1-3 academic records; graduates should include additional transcripts as appropriate.
  • Undergraduate Admission Letter: If unavailable, the referee letter must explicitly state the admission year.

Application Process

Qualified candidates should access and complete the application form by visiting the Zeribe Nwosu Foundation (ZNF) at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeVYzZEc5COupGV9gr9CHk71imFpxlMEIgHiV0Bo744QJGT7w/viewform

Visit the official website at https://znwosufoundation.org/zns2024/ for more details

Timeline for ZNF AI & Data Science Scholarship

  • January 1: Open call for Application
  • April 1: Application Deadline (11:59 pm Nigeria Time)
  • June 20: Applicants informed about the review decision
  • July 1-20: Interviews
  • August 1: Announcement of the successful candidates

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