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Jim Ovia Scholarship Application Guide

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Are you an undergraduate student in a Nigerian University? If so, you are eligible to apply for the Jim Ovia Scholars Program. In this guide, we will walk you through how apply for the Jim Ovia scholarship.

JIM OVIA SCHOLARSHIP

HOW TO APPLY FOR A

Organize your personal data and documents

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a)  Completed online application b)  Valid Government ID (e.g. International passport, Voter’s Card,        National ID or Driver’s License)      Please note that a certificate of origin or birth certificate will      not be accepted as a valid form of ID. The only exception will be      for minors below the age of 18 years who are unable to apply      for a government ID. In which case, a birth certificate will be      accepted in lieu of a government ID for such minors. c)  An official original letter (not photocopied) letter from your      school/Head of Department stating the following:      - Your full-name      - Course Title      - Department of Study      - CGPA      - Gender      - Matriculation number OR Newly matriculated who have not yet received a matriculation number or school ID must provide a provisional admission letter to their institution of study. d)    Original Secondary School Certificate (WAEC or NECO) e)    Original JAMB certificate f)     A valid student ID for your host institution            (University/College) g)    A passport photograph

New Applicants

Organize your personal data and documents

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Renewing Applicants

a)    Completed online application b)    Valid Government ID (e.g. International passport, Voter’s        Card, National ID or Driver’s License)        Please note that a certificate of origin or birth certificate will        not be accepted as a valid form of ID. The only exception will        be for minors below the age of 18 years who are unable to        apply for a government ID. In which case, a birth certificate        will be accepted in lieu of a government ID for such minors. c)    An official original letter (not photocopied) letter from your        school/Head of Department stating the following:        - Your full-name        - Course Title        - Department of Study        - CGPA        - Gender        - Matriculation number d)    A valid student ID for your host institution        (University/College) e)    A passport photograph

Secure a stable internet access

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Ensure that your internet access is reliable and secure and that you have enough time. The application process will take approximately 30 minutes or more to complete.

Enter the Jim Ovia Scholars Portal

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In your web browser, go to Next click on                 or                                 at top right hand corner of the homepage

www.jimoviafoundation.org

'LOG IN'

'REGISTER NOW'

Login or Create a New Account

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Create a new account or login with your existing credentials if you already have a Jim Ovia Scholar Account

Verify your account

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A verification email will be sent to the email account you provided in your application. Go to your email, follow the instructions and return to log back into your new Jim Ovia Scholar's Account. Once you log in, you will be redirected into scholarship portal to your profile page for your new Jim Ovia Scholars account. Note that the application forms will become available between Sept 1 and Nov 30 annually. Once it becomes available, you can simply

click on                          to begin your application.

APPLY NOW

Start the application

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Between Sept 1-Nov 30 when the scholarship application form becomes available, you can begin your application. Ensure to fill out all the data completely and accurately on your application.

Submit your application

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Ensure to click 'Submit' at the end of your application or click 'Save Draft' to continue at a later time if you are unable to be complete it.

You will see a message confirming that your application has been submitted successfully.

Congrats! Your application is on its way!

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Your application is now on its way to being reviewed. There is no need to contact the Foundation when you submit your application. The review process can take up to 20 weeks. You can check back from time to time in your account profile for updates on your submission by clicking on the 'submitted applications' tab underneath your profile picture in your account. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via email for the next step. Best of luck!

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