The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic Bank is set to give scholarship worth N15m to top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).
The scholarship includes the best male and female students, best visually-impaired candidates in the 36 states of Nigeria.
According to her, the scholarship will help candidates who desire tertiary education to follow their dreams under a very conducive environment. Stating that the candidates must have scored a minimum of 250 and above in the 2019 UTME, possess five credit passes in their Ordinary Level results as well as meet other specified criteria necessary for admission.
The scholarship will take into consideration the best male and female candidates as well as the best visually impaired candidate from the 36 states of the federation including the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
However, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, Jamb Registrar, commended Stanbic Bank for their kind gesture and called on other corporate organizations to imitate them in order to help hardworking candidates wishing to further their educational career.