Tetfund Scholarship

Tetfund Scholarship

Tertiary Education Trust Fund, Tetfund Scholarship 2024, is a Nigerian government agency that funds educational infrastructure and scholarships in public tertiary institutions. The scholarship program supports both undergraduate and postgraduate students by providing financial assistance for tuition, accommodation, and other academic expenses, helping them in their academic pursuits. In this post, we will guide you through the scholarship application process & requirements and also apply for the Federal Scholarship Board (FSB) 2024 

Tetfund Scholarship Application Process 2024/2025

To apply to the Tertiary Education Trust Fund scholarship online, follow the steps provided below

Application Submission 

  • Beneficiary institutions (Your School) must submit recommendations along with minutes of the relevant selection committee
  • Submissions must include supporting documents: Admission Letter, TETFund Nomination Form, Applicant’s Resume, University’s Fee Schedule, Bond Form, Medical Certificate, and Bank Details

Payment Processing

  • TETFund will process scholarship applications twice a year: in May for programs that start in September and in October for programs that commence in January
  • Then, obtain a tuition fee invoice from your institution, stating the total amount for the entire study program, and submit it along with other documents

Invoice Requirements

  • The invoice must show the total fee for the entire duration, bear the scholar’s full name, and include the institution’s bank details for tuition payment
  • Also, specify the details required for the invoice including the total amount payable, Bank Name, Bank Address, Account Number, Sort Code, etc.

Mandatory Requirement

  • Applications lacking the mandatory invoice requirement will not be considered for sponsorship

Soft Copy Submission

  • Submissions must include a soft copy on a memory stick in MS Excel format, following the approved template. An advance soft copy may also be emailed to [email protected] and ast&[email protected]

Program Commencement Approval

  • Approval from TETFund is required before scholars commence their programs. No reimbursement requests will be entertained without prior Fund approval

Scholarship Award

  • Successful nominees will receive a scholarship award letter through their institutions, outlining entitlements, fees, and conditions

Variation Requests

  • Also, requests for cost variation after approval and fund release will not be entertained

Communication and Payments

  • After vetting, TETFund will communicate approval to both the institution and individual scholars. Living expenses will be paid through the institutions for scholars to begin their study fellowship

Domiciliary Account

  • Beneficiary institutions should open a domiciliary account for foreign-based scholars, then provide evidence of compliance with TETFund

Tuition Fee Payment

  • TETFund will directly pay tuition fees to foreign institutions

Related Link: NDDC Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria for TETFund Scholarship (TSAS Intervention)

To qualify for the TETFund scholarship under the TSAS intervention, a nominee must

  • Be a full-time Nigerian Academic Staff, employed at and nominated by a beneficiary institution
  • Have obtained admission to pursue a full-time study program as specified in ‘A’ above, in a university that meets the guidelines in ‘B’ above
  • Not applying for a second Master’s degree or a second doctorate
  • Be bonded by the institution
  • A nominee applying for a doctorate scholarship, who has previously benefited from the Fund’s scholarship for a Master’s degree, must have completed the bond period for the Master’s degree before applying for sponsorship for the doctorate study
  • Also, you must not currently be receiving any other scholarship
  • Provide evidence of medical fitness from a public hospital, not health centers

Related Link: Seplat Scholarship Application

Contact Information

N0 6 Zambezi Crescent,

Off Aguiyi Ironsi Street,

Maitama, Abuja, FCT Nigeria

Phone: (+234) 814 161 8921

Email: [email protected]

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