Each year, the British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN)/ BATIA invites qualified Undergraduate students to apply for scholarships tenable at Nigerian tertiary institution. The last round of application was for 2012/2013
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British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), in conjunction with British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy (BATIA) invites applications from qualified Nigerian undergraduates, for the 2012/2013 Scholarship Scheme. The Scholarship Scheme is one of its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives to promote skilled manpower development in Nigeria’s Agricultural sector.
Area of Study
Agriculture and related courses
Scholarship Offered Since: 2004
- All applicants must be Nigerian citizens aged 18 years or above
- For children of BAT registered tobacco farmers – admission to study or registered first year student studying any course in a Nigerian tertiary institution.
- For other applicants across Nigeria – admission to study or registered first year student studying Agriculture / Agriculture-related course in a Nigerian tertiary institution
- Holders of the SSCE or its equivalent with at least six subjects passed in one sitting.
The Scheme is open to:
- Qualified candidates who are children of BAT registered tobacco farmers
- Other qualified candidates from across Nigeria
Five slots are reserved for eligible children of BAT registered tobacco farmers. In the event that the farmers’ children do not meet the eligibility requirements, those five slots are opened up to candidates from tobacco leaf growing communities (not farmers’ children). In the event that they also do not meet the eligibility requirements, the five slots are opened up to candidates from other parts of Oyo State.
However, students who are children of BAT registered tobacco farmers are now being given the opportunity to apply for other courses asides from Agriculture.
Number of Scholarships
Ten eligible students are awarded scholarships every year for the duration of their study, with five slots reserved for eligible children of BAT registered tobacco farmers.
Scholarship will cover students tuition fees
Scholarship duration For the duration of undergraduate study
To be taken at (country): Nigerian Tertiary Institutions
Last Application Deadline was 12th November, 2012.
How can I Apply?
To apply go to: www.batnscholarship.com
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This scholarship is Sponsored by
British American Tobacco Nigeria (BATN), in conjunction with British American Tobacco Iseyin Agronomy (BATIA)
- All applicants are required to provide active contact addresses, phone numbers and email addresses which must be traceable and valid for the next 9 months.
- Applicants who miss test invitations due to non-functional phone numbers or email addresses will not be given additional consideration.
- Hardcopy and multiple applications will result in instant disqualification
- Successful applicants will be listed on the batnscholarship.com website
- Students who are currently on similar Scholarship Schemes need not apply.