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AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation Scholarships for Undergraduates and Postgraduates

The Abdul-Kabir Aliu Foundation – AAF is offering both undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships to high performing muslim students in Nigerian Universities. The foundation is the initiative and social responsibility project of the CEO of Matrix Energy Group – Alhaji (Engr.) Abdulkabir Aliu.

The AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation, with the aid of the AAF Scholarship intends to assist Muslim students in Nigerian universities who make themselves identifiable as Muslims and perform very well in school.

Scholarship Details

The Foundation scholarship was created by the Chief Executive Officer of Matrix Energy Group – Alhaji (Engr.) Abdulkabir Aliu. At inception of the Foundation in 2014, the foundation began by giving scholarships to 70 intelligent students in 6 federal universities in Nigeria. The Foundation has now expanded applications from Muslim students in 12 universities across Nigeria.

The two greatest strength of the foundation are the leadership team and the Board of Trustees. They have been involved in bringing together different groups of informed and engaged individuals to serve as Muslims students’ role models.

The believe of the foundation is that, knowledge should be guided by values in life. The foundation aims to create in all Muslim student the capability for consideration for others and disciplined learning through an obligation to inspirational and rigorous academic program and character formation.

Scholarship Categories 

The AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship is available for different categories of scholarships as follows:

  1. Undergraduate scholarship for students in qualifying Federal Universities.
  2. Undergraduate scholarship for orphans and vulnerable students at the University of Maiduguri.
  3. Undergraduate and Postgraduate scholarship for students of Ede origin.

Requirements for AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

To benefit from the AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship, the following eligibility criteria are required to be met by applicants:

  1. Applicant must be an active Muslim student in a federal University in Nigeria
  2. Applicants are required to at least maintain a second class upper (2.1) cumulative grade point average (CGPA) or an equivalent grade for medical students
  3. However, students of Ede (Osun State) origin and University of Maiduguri (Bornu State) students with a minimum cumulative grade of second class lower (2.2) division can apply.
  4. Possess good moral character and behavior
  5. Must pass the qualifying aptitude test within the top percentile

Requirements for AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation Masters and PhD Scholarships

To benefit from the AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship, the following requirements are the eligibility criteria:

  • Applicant must be a good Muslim student in a federal University in Nigeria
  • Graduated with at least a second class upper (2.1) division or an equivalent grade for medical students
  • Only students of Ede origin in Osun State can apply for Masters and PhD Scholarships
  • Possess good moral character and behavior
  • Must pass the qualifying aptitude test within the top percentile

Eligible Universities

The AbdulKabir Aliu Foundation 2019 Scholarship is available for Muslim students in any of the following 12 Nigerian federal universities:

  1. University of Ibadan (UI)
  2. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (OAU)
  3. University of Lagos, Akoka (UNILAG)
  4. Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB)
  5. Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA)
  6. Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE)
  7. University of Ilorin (UNILORIN)
  8. Federal University of Technology, Minna (FUTMINNA)
  9. Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto (UDUS)
  10. Federal University Dutsin-Ma, Katsina (FUDMA)
  11. University of Abuja (UofA)
  12. University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT)

How to Apply

Interested applicants are required to fill the online application form through the foundation scholarship website at https://abdulkabiraliufoundation.org.ng/scholarship
Applicants should click https://abdulkabiraliufoundation.org.ng/register?application=undergraduate to apply for the undergraduate scholarship or click here to apply for the postgraduate scholarship.

Intending applicants are to note that this is the only acceptable means of application.

Successful applicants will write the required aptitude test at a time and venue which will be communicated to them later.

Application Deadline/Closing Date

23rd of December 2021.

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