The American University of Nigeria has raised its new scholarships to 67 in the upcoming 2016/2017 academic session. Examinations to select the winners will be conducted at six centers nationwide on Saturday, July 30. There is no fee attached to these scholarship examinations.
Thirty-six scholarships will go to candidates with the highest scores in the 2015 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination from all the states, and one scholarship will be awarded to the candidate with the highest scores nationally.
Another 30 scholarships will be awarded to five candidates from each of the six geo-political regions of under the AUN regional scholarships program.
Winners of the JAMB-based scholarships will be selected based on results of the 2015 UME, while the regional scholarships winners will be selected primarily based on their performance on the 2015 national scholarship examinations.
All 2015 UTME candidates newly accepted into AUN for the Fall 2016 Semester are eligible and invited to sit for the regional scholarship examinations. Candidates transferring from local and foreign universities as well as Direct Entry candidates are ineligible to write the scholarship examinations.
The exam centers and contacts are:
Intels Integrated Logistics Services, Km 16 Aba Expressway, Port Harcourt, (contact: 08075493243);
Federal Government College, Isi-Uzo Street, Independence Layout, Enugu, (contact: 08056200091);
Mauve 21 Event Centre, MKO Abiola Way, Iyana Adeoyo, Ring Road, Ibadan, (contact: 08077400585);
Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, 1 Memorial Drive, Abuja, (contact: 08052266302);
Arewa House, 1 Rabah Road, Kaduna, (contact: 052266398), and
Robert Pastor E-Library, AUN, Lamido Zubairu Way, Yola, (contact: 08055026923).
According to the school, all eligible candidates must bring their Acceptance Letter into AUN and either a travel passport, National ID Card, or Voters Registration Card. Candidates seeking fresh admission, those who have applied but are yet to be notified of their admission into AUN, and their guardians can phone the test centers to receive permission to take the special scholarship examinations. Those seeking admission into AUN will need to complete an AUN admission application form at the venue of the examination before being allowed into the exam hall.