Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship Application Form 2024

The Murtala Muhammed Foundation, in collaboration with the Africa Science Academy, is delighted to announce the launch of a scholarship program to support African women interested in pursuing studies in STEM fields at universities across Africa.

This initiative seeks to empower and equip young women with the necessary resources to excel in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Scholarship Benefits

Selected candidates for the 2024 Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship will receive the following benefits:

  1. Full University Scholarship: Coverage for the entire duration of a four-year degree program.
  2. Dedicated Mentor: Guidance and support from experienced mentors to navigate academic and career pathways.
  3. Annual Paid Internship: Practical work experience opportunities to enhance professional development.
  4. Annual Leadership Summer School: Participation in leadership development programs to foster holistic growth and skills enhancement.


For the 2024/25 academic session, the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship will accept applications to the following STEM programs:

  • Science
  • Technology
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics

Participating Universities

Students planning to enroll in any African university are eligible to apply for the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship.

Scholarship Requirements

To be eligible for the undergraduate Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship, applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

  • Gender: African female aged 16-19 years old.
  • Education: Completion of Senior High School, IGCSES, O-Level, or equivalent by July 2024.
  • Academic Performance: Proficiency in Physics and Mathematics with an A or B grade in WAEC or equivalent.
  • Interest: Demonstrated passion and interest in STEM fields.

Required Documents

While applying for the 2024 Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship, candidates will need to submit the following documents:

  1. Complete Application Form (To be downloaded on the application portal)
  2. Academic Transcripts
  3. Passport photograph
  4. Essays
  5. Letter of recommendation from a math or science teacher (optional)

Application Process

To apply for the Murtala Muhammed Foundation Scholarship, candidates should follow these steps:

  1. Visit the scholarship application page using the provided link.
  2. Fill the form with the correct details.
  3. Upload the required documents.
  4. Complete the essay questions.
  5. Download, fill, and forward the application form to [email protected].

Application Deadline

The deadline for application submission is not specified. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to ensure consideration for the scholarship.

This scholarship program presents a valuable opportunity for African women passionate about STEM fields to pursue their academic and career aspirations with the support of dedicated resources and mentorship.

The Murtala Mohammed Foundation looks forward to receiving applications from talented and driven individuals across the continent.

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