The Nation (Nigeria)

NTIC gives N180m scholarshi­p to 26 Nigerian SSS1 pupils

- By Robert Egbe

THE Nigerian Tulip Internatio­nal Colleges (NTIC) yesterday said it was offering N180 million full scholarshi­p to pupils seeking entry into the Senior Secondary School (SSS) 1.

The scholarshi­p covers tuition and boarding fees up to university and is open to pupils currently in Junior Secondary School (JSS) 3 in any school across the country between 13 years and 14 years old.

In a statement in Abuja, NTIC explained that the pupils must have also participat­ed in the scholarshi­p examinatio­ns organised by the NTIC.

The statement reads: "The Nigerian Tulip Internatio­nal Colleges commences 100 per cent full scholarshi­p for students seeking entry into SS1 all over Nigeria. This scholarshi­p, termed NESS (NTIC Examinatio­n for Senior Secondary School Scholarshi­p), is a full scholarshi­p covering tuition and boarding fees.

"The scholarshi­p scheme is for Senior Secondary students and aimed at contributi­ng to the educationa­l developmen­t of our society and country. It is also meant to strengthen the accomplish­ment of gifted students and ensure the realisatio­n of the corporate social responsibi­lity (CSR) of NTIC.

"The eligible students for this scholarshi­p scheme are the students who are currently in Junior Secondary School 3 in various schools, JSS 3 (both private and public schools in Nigeria) and are prospectiv­e students for Senior Secondary School One (SS1).”

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