The Ondo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (OSOPADEC) is pleased to announce the opening of applications for the OSOPADEC Bursary/Scholarship Scheme. This prestigious scheme is specifically designed for Nigerian students who are currently enrolled in tertiary education programs. By offering fully-funded opportunities, OSOPADEC aims to support the educational aspirations of students from the commission’s mandate areas, namely Ilaje and Ese-Odo Local Government Areas.
- Scholarship Sponsor(s): OSOPADEC, Nigeria
- Host Institution(s): Universities in Nigeria
- Scholarship Worth: Fully-Funded
- Number of Awards: Several
- Study Level: Undergraduates & Postgraduates
- Nationality: Nigerian Students
- Application Deadline: June 23, 2023
Educational Program for Sustainable Development Goals
OSOPADEC recognizes the importance of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and endeavors to provide a platform for community economic development initiatives within its mandate communities. The commission achieves this by facilitating, executing, and implementing strategic programs and projects. These initiatives primarily focus on the following areas:
1. Educational Program
Education plays a crucial role in empowering individuals and fostering overall community development. OSOPADEC’s scholarship scheme aims to uplift talented and deserving students from Ilaje and Ese-Odo Local Government Areas. By providing financial support, OSOPADEC enables these students to pursue their educational goals and contribute to the development of their communities.
2. Community Development
OSOPADEC understands the significance of strong and sustainable communities. Through its community development projects, the commission works towards improving infrastructure, promoting social welfare, and empowering local residents. By investing in community development, OSOPADEC contributes to the overall well-being and progress of the mandate areas.
The well-being of community members is of utmost importance to OSOPADEC. In line with this commitment, the commission implements healthcare initiatives to enhance access to quality medical services. By focusing on preventive measures, awareness campaigns, and healthcare infrastructure development, OSOPADEC strives to improve the health outcomes of the residents in Ilaje and Ese-Odo Local Government Areas.
Eligibility Criteria for the OSOPADEC Bursary/Scholarship Scheme
To be considered for the OSOPADEC Bursary/Scholarship Scheme, interested applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Indigene Status: Applicants must be indigenes of either Ilaje and/or Ese-Odo Local Government Areas.
- Enrollment: Applicants must be full-time students currently enrolled in a recognized public or private institution in Nigeria for the 2022/2023 academic session.
- Recognized Studentship: Both undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as Law School students, are eligible to apply as long as their studentship is recognized by their respective school/university authorities.
- Exclusions: Part-time, sandwich, pre-degree, NTI, and diploma students, as well as students from institutions not accredited by relevant authorities, are not eligible for this award.
Application Procedures and Document Requirements
To apply for the OSOPADEC Bursary/Scholarship Scheme, interested and qualified candidates are advised to follow these procedures:
- Online Registration: Create/register an OSOPADEC account or apply directly through the official OSOPADEC websites: osopadecbursaryform.org or osopadec.gov.ng.
- Document Upload: Ensure the following documents are ready and uploaded in the relevant fields during the application process:
- Recent passport photograph
- Proof of Local Government of Origin
- JAMB Admission Letter
- School fees receipt for the 2022/2023 Academic Session
- Current valid Student Identity Card (ID)
The deadline for submitting applications for the 2022/2023 edition of the OSOPADEC Bursary and Scholarship Scheme is June 23, 2023.
OSOPADEC Bursary/Scholarship Scheme Portal
For more detailed information and updates, please visit the official website of OSOPADEC. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to receive a fully-funded bursary or scholarship that can pave the way for your academic success and contribute to the sustainable development of your community. Apply today and embark on a transformative educational journey!
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