UNICAF offers scholarships to corp members in Lagos

Members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 2016 Batch ‘B’ Stream 2 cheering during their swearing-in and opening of the Orientation Course at Kubwa in Abuja on January 26, 2017. PHOTO: NAN

Leading online education platform offering affordable, quality higher education to underserved markets in collaboration with reputable universities in the UK, US, Europe and Africa, UNICAF has offered scholarship to all members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Lagos.
The online platform made this known during signing of a Memorandum of Understanding for partnership with the NYSC management at Lagos State secretariat. Through the partnership, all eligible members of the NYSC in Lagos will be offered guaranteed 80 percent UNICAF scholarships to pursue online degree programmes.
According to the MoU, selected NYSC members will receive full UNICAF scholarship, covering 100 percent of tuition fees with added bonus of a free Windows 10 tablet to study with the university upon payment of the required deposit. All successful applicants must meet the academic and financial criteria set out by UNICAF and UNICAF University. 
The MoU was signed by the State Co-ordinator, NYSC Lagos, Prince Mohammed Momoh, and Dr. Nicos Nicolaou, Chief Executive Officer of UNICAF, with the UNICAF Country Manager, Oluwafemi Apena and Marketing Manager, Emmanuel Ebanehita, as well as members of the NYSC management. 
According to Dr. Nicolaou, studying with a UNICAF scholarship towards an internationally recognized undergraduate or postgraduate degree, offered from partner universities is flexible, affordable and easy to do and it connects students with an international community of UNICAF scholars in 156 countries.
“The UNICAF Scholarship Programme is one of the most generous in the world today, and the UNICAF Virtual Learning Environment is the largest digital platform available for online study in Africa,” he said. He noted that with a physical presence in nine African countries, with learning centres and branch campuses, UNICAF is rapidly becoming a key player in online and blended learning education on the continent.
“The application for a UNICAF scholarship is quick and easy; experienced student advisers guide applicants through the whole process, helping them select payment plans that suit their financial capabilities,” Nicolaou added.
Interested applicants can contact the local office for more information about the scholarship programme and the UNICAF University degree programmes on offer, via email: e.ebanehita@nigeria.unicaf.org or visit www.unicaf.org


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