2021/2022 Beta Sigma Excellence Scholarships

In partnership with UNN-USA, Beta Sigma is giving additional scholarships in 2021/2022.

Beta Sigma is a social, cultural, philanthropic, national and international service organization of undergraduates and graduates of University of Nigeria dedicated to rendering service to the community and the nation. It instills in each member self-confidence and respect in himself through his ability in service projects.

Eligibility Requirements and Instructions for Applications

Objective: At least 4 merit-based scholarships to cover tuition only, plus stipend (total not to exceed 100,000 Naira) will be awarded to students who demonstrate character, outstanding academic competence and future promise in their respective fields of study. Other extenuating circumstances, when necessary, may be considered.

Eligibility: To be eligible, students must have completed one full academic year of study at the University with a GPA of 4.0 or higher. Members of Beta Sigma and their relatives are ineligible to apply. All eligible students are encouraged to apply.

Application: To apply for the scholarship, eligible students must complete and submit the application forms (including a 500-word essay)  by October 16th, 2021. Applications are available online at https://forms.gle/q19JmTt3i1odCZGb6 . Only applications submitted through the online platform will be accepted.

A final interview of all the shortlisted candidates will be conducted by the scholarship committee.

All Beta Sigma scholarships are merit based. Therefore, strong consideration is given to applicants who exhibit appropriate writing skills. Applicants are urged to pay attention to grammar and content.

Essay Topics:  Please choose only one topic (500 words).

  1. Describe a problem you have solved or a problem you will like to solve at the University of Nigeria. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma, anything that is of personal importance irrespective of the magnitude. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could take to identify a solution.
  2. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose track of time. Why do you find it engaging? To what or whom do you turn for additional learning?
  3. The lessons we take from failure can be fundamental to later success. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you and what did you learn from the experience.  

Sponsor: Beta Sigma America (United States, Canada, & Caribbean) Chapter

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